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Neets Bay Fishing Schedule

The following rotational fishery schedule and area description will be in effect from 12:00 noon, Monday, September 24, 2012, unless changed by subsequent announcement: The Neets Bay terminal harvest area will be open east of the longitude of the easternmost tip of Bug Island and west of the barrier net at the head of the […]

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Net Salmon Task Force Meetings

ADFG announced the following meetings to be held the first week of December 2012: Gillnet Task Force Meeting – Juneau – December 4th, 1:00 pm until meeting is completed at the ADFG Commissioners Conference Room SE Regional Planning Team (RPT) Meeting – Juneau – December 5th, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm or until finished at Centennial Hall […]

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Dungeness Task Force Meeting about DEC PSP Pre-season Sampling

Meeting locations are as follows: ADFG offices: Douglas/Juneau; Petersburg, Sitka and Ketchikan Wrangell will be at the City Council Chamber If you are interested and unable to attend at one of these locations, please call SEAFA 586-6652 and prearrange for a teleconference line to be made available for you. Proposed Agenda Preseason Dungeness Crab Paralytic […]

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Welcome our New Business Member – NORTHRIM BANK

Northrim Bank was founded in 1990 with values such as integrity, flexibility, and a commitment to community. We are a commercial bank, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, committed to providing Customer First Service. We specialize in serving businesses, professionals, and individual Alaskans who are looking for personal service and value. As a leader in business banking […]

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2012-2013 Board of Fisheries Proposals Available

Alaska Board of Fisheries 2012/2013 Cycle Bristol Bay, Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim, and Alaska Peninsula/Aleutian Islands Finfish; Statewide General Finfish Provisions; and Supplemental Issues. DOWNLOAD (PDF 2,240 kB) (Takes you to Board of Fish page, 1/2 way down is link to the pdf file.

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Halibut/Sablefish IFQ Amendment – Inactive IFQ to be Revoked

In 2006, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council recommended an amendment to the halibut and sablefish IFQ regulations to revoke quota shares (QS) that have been inactive since they were originally issued in 1995. Inactive QS are those held by persons that have never harvested their IFQ and have never transferred QS or IFQ into […]

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Normal Length Dungeness Crab Season

Juneau. . . The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (department) announced today that the 2012/2013 commercial Dungeness crab fishing season in Southeastern Alaska will not be reduced in duration and will remain as described in 5 AAC 32.110. In accordance with the Southeastern Alaska Dungeness Crab Management Plan [5 AAC 32.146], the department has […]

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Chatham Sablefish Quota Announced

The 2012 NSEI Subdistrict commercial sablefish fishery annual harvest objective (AHO) is 975,000 round pounds. There are 79 valid Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission (CFEC) permits for this fishery, four less than in 2011; therefore the individual equal quota share (EQS) will be 12,342 round pounds (a 16% increase from the 2011 EQS of 10,602 round […]

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Dungeness Crab Pre-season Sampling Results In!

The Dungeness crab tested clean for all districts from the pre-season sampling for DEC and PSP toxins.

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Restructured Observer Program, Sign Online Petition and Send a letter

ATTENTION ALASKA LONGLINE AND POT FISHERMEN! DO YOU KNOW YOU MIGHT BE TAKING AN OBSERVER FISHING IN 2013? NOT A CAMERA—AN OBSERVER? CONCERNED? PLEASE READ THE BELOW AND COMMENT BY JUNE 18TH! NEW Observer Coverage Requirements Beginning in 2013, NMFS will assess a 1.25% observer FEE on all federal groundfish and halibut vessels throughout the […]

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