Tag: Board of Fisheries

BOF declines to lower hatchery production levels 

CDFU: Healthy salmon runs are testament to sound management by the state, hatchery operators A proposal to lower hatchery production to its 2000 level went...

Politicized Board of Fisheries appointment leaves much to be desired

By Rick Sinnott The politicization of Alaska’s public boards and commissions leaves a lot to be desired, particularly when it comes to fish and wildlife...

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.

Southeast finfish/shellfish meeting set for Anchorage

Alaska Board of Fisheries members, citing pandemic concerns, have voted to stick by an earlier decision to hold the Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish meeting at the Egan Center in Anchorage from March 10-22, rather than Ketchikan.

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 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.

Legislative Update: Finance committees are now in full swing

Dear Friends and Neighbors,I know that the budget is on everyone’s minds, myself included.  Now that finance subcommittees are in full swing and work...

BOF takes up finfish issues in February in Anchorage

Thirty-three proposals related to Alaska Peninsula, Chignik and Aleutian Islands finfish issues will be on the agenda when the Alaska Board of Fisheries meets...

Stevens reintroduces shellfish enhancement bill

Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has reintroduced legislation on management of enhanced stocks of shellfish and to authorize certain nonprofit organizations to engage in shellfish enhancement projects....
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