Kodiak Loses Salmon to Chignik, Cook Inlet
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Kodiak salmon fishermen are reeling after a Board of Fisheries decision that limits fishing in two traditional regions. The new rules are aimed at letting more salmon get to Chignik and Cook Inlet.
After hearing testimony by 150 local residents and spending an extra day for deliberations, the board put a mix of new time and catch limits on fisheries at Cape Igvak and the Katmai Alinchak section on the west side of Kodiak Island.
“We’re just stunned. I don’t know if we can really...
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