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Alaska Board of Fisheries will meet Friday – discuss possible emergency regulation change – Kuskokwim River subsistence fishers.

23523_354387901211_7651997_aThe Kuskokwim Salmon Management Working Group submitted an emergency petition asking the board to limit subsistence setnets to four-inch mesh or smaller as a way to protect king salmon while fishers are targeting other species. The working group has also asked Alaska Department of Fish and Game not to allow drift nets during times of king conservation, according to the emergency petition.  Read more here 15:52