MOLLY DISCHNER Morris News Service-Alaska

House Fisheries Committee hears from fish board nominees

The House Fisheries Committee held a short hearing on Gov. Sean Parnell’s appointees to the Board of Fisheries today, and public testimony on the incumbents... Read more

Fish board to take up setnet petition

The Alaska Board of Fisheries will consider one of three recently submitted emergency petitions regarding Upper Cook Inlet salmon management.

South K Beach Independent Fishermen’s Association... Read more

Fishery stakeholders share concerns with Senate committee

Kenai Peninsula salmon fishery stakeholders addressed a variety of issues at a Senate Resources Committee hearing in Juneau Monday, including changes to the Board of... Read more

New group defends Treadwell in setnet ban initiative case

ANCHORAGE — A new commercial fisheries group filed an amicus brief Thursday in the lawsuit regarding the initiative to ban Cook Inlet setnetters.

The Alaska Fisheries... Read more

Revisions to federal fisheries act released for public review

The act regulating America’s fisheries could see changes under the discussion draft proposed by the House Natural Resources Committee.

The Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA, was up... Read more

New halibut regs for 2014

The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Monday that Southeast and Southcentral Alaska halibut fishermen will be managed under new allocation rules in 2014.

Under the new... Read more

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