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KRSA Agenda Change Request to the Alaska Board of Fisheries – Part Two

September 19th, 2012

Part two of excerpts of KRSA’s ACR to the BOF: 2) STATE IN DETAIL HOW YOUR AGENDA CHANGE REQUEST MEETS THE CRITERIA STATED ABOVE. If any one or more of the three criteria set forth above is not applicable, state that it is not applicable. I. For a fishery conservation purpose or reason: The abundance … + read more

KRSA Agenda Change Request to the Alaska Board of Fisheries – Part One

September 19th, 2012

KRSA has submitted an Agenda Change Request (ACR) to the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF), which will be heard at the BOF work session October 9 – 11. The request asks the BOF to consider putting the topic on the agenda of its meeting cycle for the year. Typically, the BOF meets every three years … + read more

Kenai River king salmon management plans – then and now

September 18th, 2012

Why does the Late-run Kenai River King Salmon Management Plan require the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) to restrict the sport fishery first and only restrict the commercial set net fishery when the sport fishery is totally closed? This approach seems entirely contrary to the sport fishery priority afforded to king salmon in … + read more

Essential questions to ADFG regarding Kenai king salmon conservation measures in August

August 6th, 2012

After a month of severe restrictions in the commercial, personal use and sport fisheries to protect late-run Kenai River king salmon, KRSA has several essential questions of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) regarding the opening of the Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) east side set net fishery on Monday, August 6. We ask … + read more

KRSA Requests ADFG Commissioner to Conserve Kenai River King Salmon

August 1st, 2012

After today’s decision by the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) to not accept the emergency petition from Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) regarding conservation of late-run Kenai River king salmon, KRSA has formally requested that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) take immediate emergency regulatory action to assure continued restriction on the harvest … + read more