The Aleutian fleet had hoped for a 15-percent boost, or failing that, a 5-percent increase. But the Alaska Board of Fisheries voted the proposal down, after Department of Fish and Game biologists said they lacked enough information to be sure the increases were sustainable.
The Southeast Alaska dive team consists of 24 divers, a mix of commercial fisheries area management biologists, assistant area biologists, herring and shellfish research biologists, and a few biologists from other divisions.Scott Walker
The idea behind “American River Renegades” was to feature people who make their living along the water. For PJ Simon, a Koyukon Athabascan who grew up at the foot of the Brooks Range, that means subsistence fishing and hunting. Alex DeMarban
OPINION: A small group of urban-based, privileged individuals are seeking to destroy a critical foundation of our local economy in favor of their own interests. They are willing to destroy the livelihoods of hundreds of Alaska setnetters like myself.Lillian Person