Seine Task Force Meeting Agenda

(Summary)  see attachement below for whole agenda

Southeast Alaska Purse Seine Task Force Agenda
 Ted Ferry Center, Ketchikan, Alaska
December 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

I.          Call meeting to order and introductions – Introduce participants, distribute handouts, and review agenda. 
II.                Review of 2009 season and Preview of 2010 season.
III.       Review Hatchery harvests, forecasts, and plans
IV.              Federal Subsistence
IV.       Discussion of issues identified by Task Force Members.
1)      Plans for 2010: set a start date and review peak season fishing criteria and plan
2)      Review the procedure and considerations for ending the season
3)      Accuracy of fish ticket weights and statistical area reporting
4)      News Releases: review distribution, confidentiality policy, information included
a.       Boat count, double reporting
b.       Should we always consider confidentiality of processors when reporting
5)      Update on status of stocks of interest, and associated concerns
a.       McDonald Lake sockeye
b.       Hugh Smith Lake sockeye
c.       Taku River sockeye
d.       Kanalku Lake sockeye–Ben Van Alen
e.       Other stocks
6)      USFS Harris River habitat rehabilitation project – USFS – Sheila Jacobson
7)      Enforcement Issues:  HFH lines
8)      Review of reasons for different north-south opening duration during late July
V.                 Summary of recommendations, agreements and consensus’s reached.
VI.              Time and location of next meeting.
VII.           Adjourn no later than 3:00 p.m.

2009 Seine TF Agenda

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