Board of Fish considering Three Agenda Change Requests for Southeast Alaska

The Board of Fish will be considering three Agenda Change Requests (ACR) that will affect Southeast Alaska at their October 9-11 worksession in Anchorage.  They are:

ACR 1:  Add restrictions to the Sitka Sound Herring Fishery to protect Salisbury Sound (section 13A) stocks

ACR 11:  Review of the demersal shelf rockfish management to avoid unattended closures in sport fishery submitted by Sitka Charter Boat Operators Assoc.

ACR 24:  Have state halibut regulations mirror federal regulations for consistencey with the North Pacific Halibut Act and international treaty.

Proposals can be viewed at

Comments can be sent to Board of Fish through September 21st.

SEAFA’s Comments:  BoF ACR Comments 9.07


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