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Darius F_V Marona off Cape Hepburn, Alitak Bay
September 17, 2014

Observers, Catch Shares & Ecosystem-Based Management

Another Big Agenda for the North Pacific Council Summer fishing season is winding down so it’s time for meeting season to pick up! The North Pacific Fishery Management Council holds their meeting in Anchorage October 6-14 at the Hilton. As always, there are a number of issues of importance to fishermen, fishing communities, and the . . . MORE
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September 10, 2014

AMCC Raffle Tickets Available Now

Fall has arrived in Alaska and the Alaska Marine Conservation Council’s annual cash raffle tickets are going fast! The raffle has been popular across Alaska for years, as it offers you a chance to win a grand prize of $10,000 by purchasing a $100 ticket. The odds of winning are outstanding, as only 350 tickets are sold and 16 . . . MORE
October 06, 2014

Catch shares – a cost to coastal communities

As Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch management/catch shares are coming up at this week’s North Pacific Fishery Management Meeting in Anchorage (Oct. 6-14), we wanted to feature AMCC supporter and Gulf of Alaska fisherman, Alexus Kwachka’s views on the issue. The op-ed below can also be found in the Kodiak Daily Mirror. Catch shares come at a cost . . . MORE

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