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Pair and Prescribe Step-down Measures to Share the Burden of Kenai King Conservation Equitably

December 12th, 2013

With the approach of the 2014 Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) of the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) in Anchorage at the Egan Center from January 31 – February 13, attention is turning towards Cook Inlet fisheries management, with particular focus on Kenai River king salmon. UCI salmon management is as complex a fishery to manage … + read more

Agenda and Roadmap for the 2014 Upper Cook Inlet BOF meeting

December 5th, 2013

The agenda¬†and roadmap for the upcoming 2014 Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) has been posted on the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) webpage for the meeting. 236 proposals will be reviewed by the BOF during the 14 day UCI meeting. The agenda and roadmap outline the … + read more

2014 Upper Cook Inlet meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries Fast Approaching

December 4th, 2013

The Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) triennial Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) Finfish meeting will be held at the Egan Civic Center in Anchorage, lasting 14 days from Friday, January 31 through Thursday, February 13, 2014. The BOF reviews fishery policy and management plans for 15 regional and statewide fisheries in Alaska on a three year … + read more

Court Rules For King Conservation, Denies Additional Fishing Time to Set Netters

August 1st, 2013

The court rules against Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund in lawsuit against ADF&G, stating “the court does not find that Fish & Game’s actions restricting set-gillnet fishing in the commercial fishery are arbitrary, capricious, inconsistent with Board regulations or in bad faith. The impact of a historically-low Kenai River king salmon run has been born by … + read more

Are We Meeting Management Objectives for Late-run Kenai River King Salmon?

July 26th, 2013

During the Cook Inlet King Salmon task force meetings this past winter, Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) put forth a management matrix for Late-run Kenai River King Salmon. The concept was to outline clear and transparent management objectives for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) during times of low king salmon abundance of … + read more