Tag: sportfishing

Legislature considers restoring, raising sportfishing guide, operator fees

A bill that would restore the state licensing fee on sportfishing guides and operators — which expired in 2018 — is slowly working its way through the Legislature.

Fish Factor: Hatchery program under attack

Salmon that begin their lives in Alaska hatcheries often save the day for thousands of fishermen when returns of wild stocks are a bust. This year...

Koplin: Hatcheries support strong science and abundance

Few things define Alaskans more than our love of salmon. Not surprisingly, salmon allocation decisions and fluctuations in resource abundance often spur bitter political...

SE Alaska hatcheries boost harvest profits by millions

A study of the economic impact of hatchery fish enhancing salmon stocks shows that the efforts of the Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association resulted...

Meeting planned to discuss Shelter Cove

A public meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the Cordova Center’s education room to discuss a planned culvert replacement and ideas...

HB 87 presents a need to overhaul Alaska’s board selection process

Commentary By Don Johnson For The Cordova TimesI do not support HB 87 because it attempts to convert financially conflicted board members into non-financially conflicted board members by waving a magic-wand over...

Get silver salmon savvy this fishing season

By Charlotte Westing and Jay Baumer  For The Cordova TimesSummer is starting to wind down. Salmonberries are gone, the fireweed has worked its way up...
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