OPINION: Hatcheries Are a Vital Part of Alaska's Fisheries
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] Opinion by Jerry McCune - July 3, 2018
Jerry McCune is the former president of United Fishermen of Alaska and the current president of Cordova District Fishermen United.
Summer is here, and salmon are returning to Alaska's rivers. Boats stream out of our harbors while Alaskans ready their sport rods, dipnets, and subsistence nets to take part in the annual harvest. Amid this swirl of activity runs another current that is far less enjoyable — the swirl of fish politics. The current topic of discussion, misinformation, and debate is Alaska's hatchery program ...
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