Alaska Board Of Fisheries Navigates ‘Uncharted Territory’ For Southeast’s King Salmon
by Jacob Resneck, KTOO - Juneau
Posted: 2018-01-23 15:28:27 EST

The Alaska Board of Fisheries faces some tough decisions this week.

One of those is how to conserve dwindling king salmon stocks in a way that won’t financially cripple Southeast salmon fishermen.

Three days of marathon testimony wrapped up Wednesday, with hundreds of fishermen testifying before the Board of Fisheries.

The board meets every three years to write and revise fishing rules and it holds great sway over the fortunes of the commercial fleet and fishing guides.

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