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SEAK Purse Seine Buyback update

Due to the government shutdown, SEAK Purse Seine Buyback Ballots have not been mailed. They were meant to be received by permit holders and returned to NMFS between January 15-February 15th.

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PVOA Meeting with ADF&G Commissioner Vincent-Lang

ADF&G Commissioner Vincent-Lang will be in Petersburg this weekend during the Board of Game meetings and would like to meet with local fishermen during his visit. Please join us tomorrow, January 12th from 3-4pm at the PVOA office.    Tomorrow … Continue reading

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ADF&G King/Tanner Task Force

The King/Tanner Task Force Meeting will be held tomorrow, Thursday the 13th from 1:00pm-4:30pm. The meeting will be hosted at the ADF&G Southeast Regional office in Douglas and connected via web conferencing at the Tides Inn Conference Room, 307 1st Street … Continue reading

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CFEC Permit and Vessel Renewal Online

CFEC will no longer be sending Permit and Vessel Renewal Forms in the mail. This year you will receive a post card with directions to renew your Permits/Vessel through their online program found here: https://www.cfec.state.ak.us/Leon/ If you would prefer the … Continue reading

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Salmon Task Force and RPT Meetings in Petersburg

The Salmon Task Force meetings and Regional Planning Team (RPT) meetings will be held at the end of the month in Petersburg. The Regional Planning Team meetings address hatchery release permitting and the agenda is listed below. The meetings will … Continue reading

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McDowell report on Alaska’s Salmon Hatcheries

The McDowell Group released a report on Alaska’s salmon hatcheries. Here are some facts from the report: -Alaska’s salmon hatcheries created one fourth of the economic value of the state’s total salmon harvest between 2012 and 2016. -during this period, … Continue reading

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Sea Otter Sewing Class in Petersburg

The Sealaska Heritage Institute is planning to offer a sea otter sewing class. The cost is $100, and in return, attendees will receive a sea otter pelt ($350 value) plus instruction on how to stretch and sew the hide into … Continue reading

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