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Reconsideration on BOF setnet changes?

March 20th, 2014 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles

Cook Inlet fishermen ask BOF to reconsider setnet changes

By Molly Dischner

Cook Inlet fishermen submitted emergency petitions to the Board of Fisheries this morning asking for changes to the setnet regulations altered in February.

The board passed several changes to Upper Cook Inlet fisheries management during a two-week meeting last month.

The Kenai Peninsula Fishermen’s Association petition asks the board to amend or remove the language that will restrict the east side setnet fishery.

The South KBeach Independent Fishermen’s Association petition asks for reconsideration of the shorter nets the board tried to implement. That group also submitted a second petition noting how different salmon harvests are at different setnet sites and beaches.

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