Week left for comment on fisheries proposals
December 21, 2017
In an announcement last week, the public is reminded a comment deadline for proposed changes to fisheries management is quickly coming up.
The Board of Fisheries, the regulatory body charged with oversight over the state’s fisheries management will gather in Sitka on January 11 for a 13-day meeting, during which it will consider 153 proposals specific to finfish and shellfish issues in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat.
Proposals come from the board itself, the Department of Fish and Game, fishing organizations and the general public, and comments are already being collected. Ahead of the sess...