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Chatham Sablefish Survey

The Alaska Longline FIshermen’s Association asked me to distribute this SURVEY for Chatham permit holders to Chatham permit holders. If you are willing to answer the survey, please send it back to alfa.outreach@gmail.com.

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Free Bird Avoidance Lines

Don’t forget, we have free bird avoidance lines available at the PVOA office. Stop by on week days from 9-12 to pick them up.

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Southeast Seine Buyback Update

NMFS approved the Southeast Revitalization Association’s plan to buyback 22 southeast seine permits. The NMFS Fleet Consolidation Loan Program Manager, Mike Sturtevant, will be holding public meetings throughout Southeast AK to discuss the plan and answer questions. You can also … Continue reading

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2017 EM Program

The deadline to sign up for the 2017 EM Pool is Tuesday, September 20. If you participated in 2016 and want to participate again, you will need to opt-in again. As always, if you change your mind, you can opt-out … Continue reading

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State Dock Ownership

The State has offered to allow Petersburg Borough to take over ownership and maintenance of the State docks at Entrance Island, Papke’s Landing, and Kupreanof. You can fill out a short questionnaire here and submit it via the email addresses … Continue reading

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ASMI and Mcdowell Groups Market Bulletins

Alaska Salmon Harvest Summary and Forecast Analysis -Statewide, 2015 was a record salmon harvest at 1.07 billion pounds, and 28 million pounds greater than 2013. -Projected harvests for Southeast are 366,000 Chinook, 1,273,000 Sockeye, 2,831,000 Coho, 34,000,000 Pink, 11,349,000 Keta … Continue reading

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2016 Seine Management Plan

The Seine Management Plan is out. You can read the full plan here: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/FedAidPDFs/RIR.1J.2016.05.pdf -The estimated Pink harvest is 34 million fish, the 10-year average is 37.4 million fish. -277 permits fished in 2015 and 260 in 2014. The total … Continue reading

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