Tag Archives: personal use

Alaska’s Board of Fisheries releases 2014-2015 proposal book

Fishermen and other stakeholders are asking Alaska’s Board of Fisheries to consider 162 proposals to change subsistence, commercial, personal use and sport regulations in fisheries throughout the state during the 2014-2015 meeting cycle. Read more here 18:55

GUEST COMMENTARY: ‘Bully politics’ won’t solve Southcentral salmon conflicts

23523_354387901211_7651997_aEditor’s note: The following originally ran June 20 in the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman in response to Howard Delo’s “Valuable Information” in the Frontiersman June 12 and Delo’s posted comments on June 5 titled “Commercial fishing single biggest factor impeding successful Northern District coho run returns.” Read more here 07:05

Rosa Meehan: Fisheries board has prime opportunity for smarter management

Salmon, and fishing for salmon, is an iconic aspect of life in much of Alaska — so are conflicts about who is entitled to fish for how much and when (allocation issues). Read [email protected]  12:37

Kings curbed: Individuals can’t keep them, but commercial boats fish on

As total closures or catch and release regulations have been imposed throughout Alaska on personal use and sport fishers, the commercial fishers have continued harvesting hundreds of thousands of kings.  If there was ever a time for Alaskans to revolt over how our king salmon are being mismanaged, it is now. [email protected]