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Important Upcoming Dates

Purse Seine Task Force meeting Tuesday, November 28, from 9:00am-5:00 pm in Ketchikan at the Ted Ferry Civic Center Drift Gillnet Task Force meeting Wednesday, November 29, from 9:00-5:00 pm in Ketchikan at the Ted Ferry Civic Center Southeast Alaska … Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Highway Reform

As you know, The Alaska Marine Highway Reform Steering Committee, led by Southeast Conference, is pursuing legislative changes to transform the ferry system to a public corporation and pursue forward funding. Check out www.amhsreform.com to find project reports and information, … Continue reading

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2018 Pink Salmon Harvest Forecast

The 2018 Southeast Alaska Pink salmon harvest forecast is out. The harvest is predicted to be in the average range with a point estimate of 23 million fish (80% confidence interval: 3–44 million fish). This would be below the recent … Continue reading

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Boards and Commissions Seek CFEC Nominees

The office of Boards and Commissions are seeking nominees for the Commercial Fishery Entry Commission (CFEC). With the resignation of Commissioner Brown effective December 1, and Commissioner Twomley retiring in March, the need is clear. You need not be an … Continue reading

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SSRAA RFP Port Asumcion

Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, (SSRAA), is soliciting bids from interested parties to conduct rearing operations for the spring of 2018 at its Port Asumcion rearing site. This is a new project that will become operational in late January or … Continue reading

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UFA Hires Frances Leach as Executive Director

United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA), Alaska’s statewide commercial fishing trade association, is pleased to announce the hiring of Frances Leach as its Executive Director effective January 5, 2018. Ms. Leach, a Juneau resident, was raised in a commercial fishing family … Continue reading

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King And Tanner Crab Task Force Meeting

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) and Southeast King and Tanner Task Force (KTTF) will meet between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The meeting will be hosted at the ADF&G Southeast Regional office … Continue reading

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