Category Archives: Board of Fish

SEAK Board of Fish Meeting Documents

Meeting documents for the upcoming Southeast and Yakutat Board of Fish meeting can be found here. Shellfish issues are scheduled for Jan. 11-14, followed by Finfish Jan. 15-23. Public testimony will be heard in two parts, one during the Shellfish … Continue reading

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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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2018 Southeast and Yakutat Finfish and Shellfish Proposal Book

The Proposal Book for the 2018 Southeast and Yakutat Finfish and Shellfish meeting is now available. The Proposal Book is attached and can also be downloaded from the Board of Fish website here: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fisheriesboard.proposalbook The meeting will be held January … Continue reading

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Southeast AK Gillnet Emergency Petition

BOF passed an Emergency Petition regarding Southeast AK gillnet submitted by ADF&G. In districts 6, 8, 11, and 15, through the fourth Saturday in July, by emergency order, fishing periods can be established with maximum gillnet mesh size of 6 … Continue reading

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Board of Fish Call for Proposals Southeast and Yakutat

The Board of Fish call for Southeast and Yakutat Finfish and Shellfish is now open. Proposals must be submitted by Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Proposals are not complete unless a contact telephone number and address are provided and an individuals … Continue reading

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BOF Teleconference Tomorrow

The Board of Fish will hold a teleconference tomorrow, August 30 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm to consider a petition for an emergency regulation requesting the Board allow Southern Southeast sablefish longline permit holders to convert their gear to pots, or … Continue reading

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New Board of Fish Members Confirmed

Last week, legislation confirmed Robert Ruffler, Al Cain, and Israel Payton to the Board of Fish. Payton and Ruffler will begin July 1st when Fritz Johnson’s and Tom Kluberton’s terms expire. Cain will begin immediately, replacing Bob Mumford, who resigned … Continue reading

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