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Coalition of commercial fishermen have sued the Alaska Department of Fish and Game over its management of the 2013 sockeye run

In its 19-page lawsuit the Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund — a commercial fishing advocacy group — accuses the commissioner of Fish and Game of reallocating fish from the commercial groups to other user groups by refusing to allow commercial setnet fishermen extra hours of fishing during the heaviest portions of the sockeye salmon run. [email protected]