300 Alaska Fishermen Urge Dunleavy and North Council to Change Course on Fisheries Management
Last August, the Federal Register published a short notice on reapportioning 1,350 Chinook salmon from the Gulf of Alaska pollock fishing fleet to Gulf trawl fleet for groundfish, including bottomfish. The same month, state biologists monitoring rivers that flow into the Gulf noted historically low numbers in almost every area. Chinook salmon is not allowed to be taken commercially, for sport, and now even for subsistence in many more regions of the state than ever before.
That notice will be put into practice during the current ...
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