05/18/12 - 10:50am
Alaska is a state which relies heavily on its commercial and sport fishing industries. Each year, men and women from across the state — and across the world — come here to fish our waters and catch some of the greatest wild seafood. In the Gulf of Alaska, halibut continues to be a hot commodity for commercial and sport fishers alike. Sadly, without proper reductions in groundfish bycatch limits, halibut populations continue to drastically diminish.