Fisheries

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May Issue 5 2015

Alaska members of council appeal recusals

​The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will spend the first four days of its weeklong meeting in Sitka beginning June 3 deciding on a series of deep cuts in the halibut bycatch allocation for the Bering Sea groundfish bottom-trawl fleet, but it may do so without a majority of the votes on the final decision coming from the Alaska delegation.

May Issue 4 2015

Mumford tapped for Board of Fisheries

Gov. Bill Walker’s office announced on May 20 that Robert Mumford has been appointed to the vacant seat on the Alaska Board of Fisheries.

May Issue 4 2015

Gillis resigned over board appointment

Karen Gillis, Gov. Bill Walker’s former director of Boards and Commissions, resigned in protest of an appointment Walker’s office said never happened.

May Issue 3 2015

Fight over Kenai River gillnets is on after reg publishes

The Federal Subsistence Board has nearly 100 public comments and requests for reconsideration on the subsistence gillnet on the Kenai River.