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The Legislature met in joint session on April 10th to confirm the Governor’s Appointments. All appointee’s were confirmed except one Board of Game member. Orville Huntington was confirmed as part of the consent agenda. Karl Johnstone was deliberated on separately. The following voted no against Johnstone being confirmed. Senators Stedman and Wagoner and Representatives Austerman, […]
Council Motion on Charter Halibut Catch Sharing Plan April 2, 2012 The Council moves to amend its previous action on the charter halibut catch sharing plan (CSP) . This becomes a new preliminary preferred alternative: The Council adopts the March 27, 2012, recommendation of the Halibut Charter Management Implementation Committee and the Advisory Panel to […]
The Governor announced the reappointment of Karl Johnstone and the appointment of Orville Huntington of Huslia to replace Mike Smith. The Board of Fisheries is responsible for conservation and development of the state’s fishery resources. This involves setting seasons, bag limits, methods and means for the state’s subsistence, commercial, sport, guided sport, and personal use […]
The all gear quota is reduced by 28,000 fish from last year. 2012 Treaty Chinook Salmon Allocations All-Gear treaty quota 266,800 Seine 11,472 Gillnet 7,737 Set-gillnet 1,000 Troll 197,272 Sport 49,318
Don’t forget that you need an Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Permit in order to purchase seal bombs. It is illegal for seal bombs to be sold to you without having a copy of your permit. Punishable by jail time. The following link will take you to an ATF permit. It takes time to receive this […]
March 15, 2012, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell nominated Robert “Ed” Dersham and Howard “Dan” Hull for consideration by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce for continued service on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC). The governor also named Timothy Evers and Julianne Curry as alternate nominees. “The fisheries resources in the North Pacific […]
March 22, 2012 10 Hour Fishing Vessel Safety & Drill Conductor Class – NSRAA, Sitka AK April 18, 2012 Upright & Watertight Stability Awareness & Damage Control Course – NSRAA, Sitka, AK Call 907-747-3287 for more information or to register.
SEAFA Member Update BOF #4 3.4.12Herring was not reconsidered.
Board of Fish is done deliberating 3 of the 4 sub-committees. SEAFA Member Update BOF 3.3.12
Board of Fish Update 2/28/12 Last Night report I wasn’t sure that I had Proposal #217 amendment correct. The correct numbers for the split of commercial fishery allocation is 46% directed; 12% longline and 8% troll. The Board clarified on the record but did not reconsider any information pertaining to #216 Sablefish annual limit proposal […]