Fishermen’s association changes name to reflect Bristol Bay focus on their bottom line.

Fishermen_working_the_reelThe Alaska Independent Fishermen’s Association recently re-named itself the Bristol Bay Fishermen’s Association, and is now looking to boost it’s efforts with more members and a focus on their bottom line. Naknek fisherman Everett Thompson has been a member for several years, and joined the nine-member board last fall. “It’s a competitive business and if we stick together we could do great things,” he said. “With building up our membership we can do even more.” The organization is hoping that by doing more it can have a stronger impact on prices. Read the rest here 07:55

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