Letter to The Editor
February 15, 2018
Letter to the Editor:
In 1971 a friend took me out on his boat fishing for king salmon. From that day on I wanted to fish for kings. Starting out in my teens I spent most of my youth fishing after that. A few years later limited entry was created, I missed out on a power permit because of living in Ketchikan. After that came gear reduction, power trollers went from six lines down to four, hand trollers went from four down to two.
All this to relieve pressure on the king salmon along with a quota. I learned a lot from an old fisherman and one thing he taught me was fish management is 90 per...