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Alaska Fisheries Report — Jan. 23, 2020

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The Alaska Board of Fisheries dealt a double blow to Kodiak salmon fishermen. Fishing was limited in two of Kodiak’s traditional fishing areas in the hope of increasing fishing opportunities in Chignik and Cook Inlet. But fishermen in Chignik say the change to the Cape Igvak fishery is long overdue. We have reports from both sides of the Cape Igvak …

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BREAKING Board of Fish votes to limit Kodiak salmon fishermen in two areas

BREAKING   BREAKING   BREAKING This is a breaking story. KMXT will update with more information in future news stories. KMXT’s Maggie Wall spoke with the chair of the Kodiak Salmon Workgroup, Duncan Fields, shortly after the Alaska Board of Fisheries voted to limit access to two traditional fisheries. Photo: ADFG. Kodiak salmon fishermen were dealt a major blow yesterday …

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Board of Fish convenes in Kodiak this weekend — here’s what to expect

The state Board of Fisheries is convening in Kodiak this weekend for the next Kodiak Finfish Meeting. After pushing to keep the regulatory meeting in Kodiak, instead of Anchorage, Kodiak salmon fishermen are organizing to oppose a number of proposals that they say will harm the local economy. The seiner Jaime Marie sails past other fishing vessels at City Pier …

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Kodiak Fisheries Could be Threatened by a Proposition Submitted to the Alaska Board of Fisheries

Fishing boat going out to sea. (Photo: Gruscana/ Oscar’s Dock and Boats of Kodiak/flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT A recent proposal to the Alaska Board of Fisheries asks it to limit the amount of salmon fisherman can catch in the Kodiak area. That’s according to Heather McCarty, the fisheries analyst for the City of Kodiak and the Kodiak Island Borough. At a …

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