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Free-floating buoys in Lynn Canal for Ocean Current Study During Gillnet Season

During May through September 2021, a team of scientists from the University of Alaska will be measuring the surface currents in Lynn Canal to better understand the speed and direction of the local ocean circulation. The measurements will be made using specialized current trackers engineered to drift with the upper 3 to 4 feet of […]

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2021 Salmon Management Plans

Below are the links to the 2021 Salmon Management Plans 2021 Southeast Alaska Purse Seine Fishery Management Plan (PDF 1,379 kB) 2021 Southeast Alaska Drift Gillnet Fishery Management Plan (PDF 1,510 kB) 2021 Yakutat Set Gillnet Fishery Management Plan (PDF 407 kB) 2021 Spring Troll Fishery Management Plan (PDF 4,798 kB)

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Tongass Narrows Speed Zone

Tongass Narrows has a Speed-Zone of 7 knots in the region shown in the map attached. The Coast Guard sent out a reminder that fines can be issued for violating the speed zone restriction. MSIB_UNCLASS_SP_Tongass Narrows Speed Zone_19Aug19

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Deep Inlet Maps for Berry Island Noise Reduction

Deep Inlet Berry Island Noise Incident Reduction Plan Mar’19

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Vessel Registration for State of Alaska

CFEC, DMV and Dept of Administration worked together to put together a handout on the new vessel registration requirements. Here is a link to that document. AK Vessel Registration HANDOUT 061819

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NEW STATE OF ALASKA LAW FOR ALL VESSELS INCLUDING DOCUMENTED VESSELS

IMPORTANT * PLEASE READ ALL THE WAY TO THE END * NEW LAW THAT AFFECTS COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN . January 1, 2019 a new law went into effect requiring State Vessel Registration. The law is from SB 92 Derelict Vessel Act passed in 2018 legislature. This requires you to register your vessel with the State of […]

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ASMI Presentation for House Fisheries

House Fisheries will be receiving a presentation from ASMI on Tuesday 2/26/19 at 10:00 am ASMI House Fisheries- 2-26-19

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IPHC Annual Meeting – Halibut Catch Limits Adopted for 2019

The IPHC Annual meeting ended this morning with the announcement of Catch Limits and regulatory actions   For comparison purposes, the adopted commercial fishery catch limit adopted for 2008 for 2C was 3.57 and 3A was 7.35 The IPHC Commissioners also adopted as FISHERY LIMITS the following statements: a.  A coastwide target SPR of 47{011364765f66369e3b18bfb4bff139a9c8654494d05ca41b290c33562211a86b} […]

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Black Cod Almanac 2019

NOAA has published their 6th edition of the “Black Cod Almanac” which you will find informative. In this edition, they have included some new and ongoing research updates. The highlight of the 2018 assessment was that while we (NOAA) see promise in new year classes of fish, we (NOAA) recommended a precautionary ABC. And of course, the […]

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King and Tanner Crab task force presentations

Here are the ADF&G presentations from the KTTF meeting on December 13, 2018 SEAK Commercial RKC presentation_December 2018 KTTF 2018 Tanner Crab Survey Results GKC KTTF 2018_December meeting  

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