Agendas, minutes, audio and presentations for all past meetings are posted. Four task force meetings are scheduled for next week.
NPFMC wants to hear from the public on crab protections; ok’s trawl bycatch numbers that top crab fleet’s catches
“All in all, we did pretty well relative to a few years ago,” said Sam Rabung, division director.
Expansion overlaps with ‘productive fishing areas and hihg-volume maritime transit routes.’
Gov. Dunleavy’s appointments to the North Pacific Council were approved in DC.
The AK Resource Development Council tomorrow features an early breakfast meeting called ‘State of Our Fisheries.’ Should be an interesting presentation.
NPFMC this week will address a first report on “mid-water” trawl impacts to the red king crab stock at Bristol Bay.
Southeast AK fishing updates: troll king salmon, pot shrimp, sea cucumbers
A new paper on trawl impacts on red king crab at Bristol Bay reveals that rules on gear are not applied equally.
Gov. Dunleavy names three to the state Board of Fisheries, two are from fishing towns.