Wrangell Sentinel -

Trooper Report


June 27

Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the Juneau post contacted Jared Gross, 31, of Wrangell, captain and permit-holder on the F/V New Freedom, a gillnetter participating in the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet fishery, after his vessel had been observed fishing over the south district 15C line into district 11A waters, which are never open to gillnetting. Gross was issued a strict liability citation for commercial gillnetting in a closed area and has a mandatory court appearance in the District Court at Juneau.


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