Tag: Board of Fish

Cordovan among 3 named to Alaska Board of Fisheries

Three new appointments to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, plus one appointment and one reappointment to the Alaska Board of Game were announced on Monday, March 28, by Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Ketchikan under reconsideration for BOF meeting

The location for the Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish meeting in March is up for reconsideration by the Alaska Board of Fisheries.

Fish Factor: Tanner crab harvesters will get $8.10 a pound

$8.10 per pound! That’s the jaw-dropping advance price being paid to Kodiak fishermen for Tanner crab in the fishery that opened Jan. 15.

BOF Southeast meeting set for March 10-22 in Anchorage

Alaska Board of Fisheries officials have rescheduled the Southeast and Yakutat shellfish and finfish meeting for March 10-22 in Anchorage.

BOF puts Ketchikan meeting on hold due to COVID

Concerns over the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus have prompted the Alaska Board of Fisheries to postpone a meeting scheduled for Jan. 4-15 in Ketchikan to a later date. The meeting will address Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish issues.

Walton resigns, leaving BOF seat open

Veteran commercial harvester Indy Walton, who was appointed to the Alaska Board of Fisheries in September by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, has resigned from the board, leaving his seat on the seven-member board open for nominations.

Commentary: Prince William Sound stands up for hatcheries

Anyone who’s ever fished in Alaska knows that it’s about much more than putting dinner on the table or making a profit. For most Alaskans, fishing is about providing for our families, keeping traditions alive, and ensuring the economic health of our state.

BOF approves NVE subsistence salmon proposals

Two subsistence salmon proposals from the Native Village of Eyak were approved with requested modifications during the recent meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries in Cordova, resulting in improved opportunities for a greater subsistence catch.

Fish Factor: PWS fisheries board meeting set for March 30-April 5...

Many Alaska fishermen are likely to be involved in regulatory meetings next spring instead of being out on the water. And Alaska legislators will be distracted by hearings for hundreds of unconfirmed appointments as they tackle contentious budgets and other pressing issues.

Johnstone fails in bid for fisheries board

State legislators have rejected the nomination of controversial Board of Fisheries nominee Karl Johnstone in a heated floor session of both houses, by a...
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