Tag Archives: Alaska State Wildlife Troopers

In Togiak, illegal fishing prompts concerns about escapement

The weather was poor on the evening of July 8, which for veteran wildlife trooper Brett Gibbens meant it was probably a good night for a patrol flight. Why? Because fishermen rightly or wrongly assume that fishing outside of the line is best gotten away with when enforcement efforts may be hampered by weather.   <Read more here> 11:33

Alaska State Wildlife Troopers – Seven commercial fish harvesters cited for fishing violations in the Cordova area

Alaska State Wildlife Troopers note in their online reports seven recent incidents in the Cordova area that involve commercial fish harvesters. Michael A. Babic, 30, of Cordova, operator and permit holder on the F/V Beverly Ann, pled no contest in Cordova District Court on Aug. 20 to a charge of commercial fishing in closed waters of Beartrap Bay. He was fined,, [email protected] 13:31