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   Salmon Fishermen Barred From Using Aircraft In SE Alaska
by Associated Press
Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 3:51PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska — Commercial fishermen now are banned from using aircraft to follow salmon in Southeast Alaska.

KTOO-FM reports the Alaska Board of Fisheries voted Friday in favor of the ban, which only goes into effect when an area is open for fishing.

Board member Al Cain says the vote came down to an issue of fairness, as some fishermen have argued banning spotter planes levels the playing field for all fishermen.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Associated Press


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