If NPFMC won’t review trawl Chinook cap request, NOAA will

Five tribal groups request a cap of zero Chinook salmon as bycatch in the pollock trawl fishery...although some of their boats are part of the problem.

by | January 26, 2024

AK Tribes request emergency rule-making for the Bering Sea pollock trawl fishery

“From our perspective, it seems like what’s occurred over the last couple of years is you have a pollock fishery and everything has to work around their catch–-everything.”

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About Laine

Laine Welch has covered the Alaska fish beat for print and radio since 1988. She also has worked “behind the counter” at retail and wholesale seafood companies in Kodiak and on Cape Cod.


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