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Board of Fish sets aside groundfish issues

The Alaska Board of Fisheries handled more than just salmon issues while in Kodiak for its finfish meeting last month. Today we look at some groundfish issues, and on Wednesday we’ll look at sports fishing regulation changes.   While the recent Board of Fisheries meeting held in Kodiak centered on salmon, the fish board addressed a number of other issues, …

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Alaska Groundfish Data Bank Looks at High Numbers of Bycatch in Trawl Fisheries

Kayla  Desroches/KMXT The race for fish continues to be a concern for Kodiak’s pollock, cod, rockfish, and flatfish trawl fisheries moving into the coming season, especially with the quickly rising numbers of Chinook bycatch. That’s according to Alaska Groundfish Data Bank Executive Director Julie Bonney, who gave a fishery update to the city and borough’s joint fisheries work group Wednesday …

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