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Huge crowd gives testimony before the State Fish Board

SITKA, ALASKA Fisheries are a huge part of SE Alaska’s economy, and here as in other areas around the country people are more concerned than ever about their livelihood. That’s been the prevailing message this week in Sitka as more than 200 people supplied testimony to the Board of Fish, on over 160 proposals related to managing Sport, Charter, Commercial, and Subsistence fisheries.
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