South Alaska Peninsula Fleet Opposes Further Cuts Linked to Chignik Salmon Failure
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - July 17, 2018
Sand Point, AK – South Alaska Peninsula commercial fishermen are pushing back on the latest petitions added to today’s emergency meeting of the Board of Fisheries, noting that first, there is no connection between Peninsula salmon stocks and those destined for Chignik, some 130 miles northeast, and second, any further cuts would have “devastating effects on families and communities” in the peninsula east of the Aleutian Island chain.
The Board of Fish will meet today at 1 p.m. Alaska time to discuss a growing ...
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