Board of Fisheries postpones Southeast meeting due to COVID, travel weather


January 6, 2022

Citing COVID-19 concerns and weather-related transportation worries, the state has postponed the 12-day Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting that was scheduled to have started Tuesday at the civic center in Ketchikan.

The meeting to consider more than 150 proposed changes to state management regulations for finfish and shellfish in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat already had been postponed from January 2021 because of COVID-19 issues.

Last Friday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that the 2022 meeting would proceed in Ketchikan with a site-specific mitigation plan developed by the...

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