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For Immediate Release: April 15, 2017 Contact: Jerry McCune, President (907) 200-0240 UFA Welcomes At-Large Board Members and Executive Committee United Fishermen of Alaska is pleased to announce the election of Sue Aspelund, Rhonda Hubbard, Bruce Schactler, and Zachary Hill as at-large board members. UFA's individual and lifetime [...]
Sat, Apr 15, 2017
Source: UFA Updates
State officials are refuting claims of exclusive Native fishing rights at Kodiak. [...]
Thu, Apr 13, 2017
Source: Deckboss
The Seattle-based Bristol Bay Fishermen's Association is no fan of House Bill 188, which would allow "regional fisheries trusts" to hold and lease limited entry permits.Here is BBFA's letter to legislators. [...]
Thu, Apr 13, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Southeast Alaska trollers have a 2017 quota of 154,880 treaty Chinook salmon, a big decline from last year's 263,197. [...]
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Do you know about theses 5 things impacting salmon habitat right now? [...]
Mon, Apr 10, 2017
Source: United Fishermen of Alaska
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: SitkaType: Commercial fish closed season, waste of salmonOn 3/24/17 Alaska Wildlife Troopers observed the F/V Mirage commercial salmon trolling approximately 1.4 miles beyond the winter troll line near Sitka Sound. During the investigation, permit holder Jeffrey Turner, 50, of Sitka, was observed discarding a dead [...]
Sat, Apr 01, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: NaknekType: SentencingOn 3/15/17 Don R. Iodice, 54, of Everett, Wash., was sentenced in Naknek District Court to 30 days in jail in connection with an assault on his coworker and captain of a tender vessel. Bristol Bay Wildlife Troopers received the initial complaint on 7/3/16 [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
Puppy Kisses
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Seaman Nina Bowen shows some love to Chief Bert, Station Elizabeth City, N.C.'s mascot, near the boathouse at the station, Feb. 17, 2017. Chief Bert is a retired explosive detection dog who worked for six years with the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Gavelston, [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
From Shelter to Station
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Pictured here is Boomer, the mascot of Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Md., sitting on the deck of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, Feb. 28, 2017. Boomer was rescued from a shelter and reported to Station Crisfield as the mascot in December 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
On Thin Ice
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Warner, a rescue swimmer at Air Station Kodiak, performs an ice rescue during training at Upper 6 Mile Lake on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 17, 2016. During the training, members from Air Station Kodiak, Sector Anchorage and the National [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream

 

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