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In Southeast U.S. electronic logbooks for guided sportfishing pass test with flying colors

November 30th, 2012

A new project report released through NOAA’s Marine Recreational Information Program details the effort in the Southeast Region Headboat Survey (SRHS) to move away from paper logbooks to electronic logbooks. The SRHS provides key data regarding recreational fishing effort, catch and biological information that supports stock assessments of fisheries in the southeast coast of the … + read more

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Withholds Support for Full Hearing of Kenai River King Salmon Issues by the Alaska Board of Fisheries

October 2nd, 2012

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) appears to be recommending against a full hearing of the Kenai River king salmon issues by the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) before the 2013 season. Such opposition is surprising, given the aftermath of the 2012 Upper Cook Inlet (UCI) salmon season, which saw the smallest return … + read more

Unprecedented 2012 season for salmon fisheries in Upper Cook Inlet

September 23rd, 2012

A crown jewel of North American sport fisheries, the world famous Kenai River made national news when late-run king salmon fishing was closed this year for the first time ever to both anglers and commercial set netters. King salmon fishing was severely restricted or closed across Upper Cook Inlet (UCI), and the state’s second largest … + read more

Classic events’ fundraising supports KRSA programs and match funding for projects

September 20th, 2012

KRSA’s programs and project support for Habitat, Fisheries Management, Research and Education Habitat: • Eagle Awards – recognition of excellence in Kenai River habitat restoration / angler access • Participation in the Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership • Match funding for USFWS / ADFG pike eradication invasive species project on Stormy Lake • Match funding … + read more

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

September 19th, 2012

Part three of excerpts of KRSA’s ACR to the BOF: 3) STATE WHY YOUR AGENDA CHANGE REQUEST IS NOT PREDOMINANTLY ALLOCATIVE. The sustained yield of this stock of king salmon is in serious jeopardy. Escapement objectives have likely not been achieved or achieved only through unprecedented restrictive action on all fisheries. The BOF must examine … + read more