Feds charge father, son with Alaska halibut fishing conspiracy

alaska-halibut__frontCharles Petticrew Sr. has been charged with a single count of conspiracy for falsifying individual fishing quota (IFQ) records for more than three years, according to federal charges filed Tuesday in Juneau. Petticrew and his family worked together “to submit false locations for the statistical areas where halibut were caught on federal IFQ forms, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Longline Fishery Logbook entries and halibut tickets,” the charges say. In all, Petticrew and his son allegedly faked records relating to about 4,000 pounds of halibut,,, Read the rest here 21:32