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Fall Commercial Dungeness Crab Announcement

The Fall Dungeness Crab Announcement is out and the 2017/2018 commercial Dungeness crab fall fishing season in Registration Area A (Southeastern Alaska) will be reduced in duration. All waters open to commercial Dungeness fishing in Southeastern Alaska will open at … Continue reading

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SSRAA Bid for Canoe Pass Test Fishery

SSRAA and ADF&G are participating in a cooperative test fishery at Canoe Pass, located on southern Etolin Island, to establish a baseline survey. This survey is designed to evaluate the presence of non-targeted/bycatch salmon species in Canoe Pass that may … Continue reading

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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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