Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Alaska Board of Fisheries Proposals Online

A total of 276 proposals up for consideration by the Alaska Board of Fisheries during its 2016-2017 meeting cycle are now online in the state board’s proposal book at

They may be downloaded individually, or in sections or for entire meetings from that website. A total of 46 proposals are online for the Lower Cook Inlet finish meeting, to be held Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 at the Alaska Islands and Oceans Visitor’s Center in Homer, including amendments to the Cook Inlet sablefish management plan and Cook Inlet rockfish management plan, both from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Another 23 proposals will be up for discussion when the board meets at the Kodiak Convention Center Jan. 10 through Jan. 13 on Kodiak finfish issues, including rockfish, Pacific cod and salmon management plans.

At the Upper Cook Inlet finfish meeting in Anchorage Feb. 23 through March 8, the board will consider 170 proposals, including some related to the Central District drift gillnet fishery management plan, Kasilof River salmon management plan, and Kenai River late-run sockeye salmon management plan.

The last 34 proposals will be taken up by the board during its meeting on statewide king and tanner crab and supplemental issues, except Southeast Alaska and Yakutat, from March 20 through March 24 in Anchorage. These include issues such as the fishing seasons for the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands, and the shellfish onboard observer program.

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