Sitka Assembly considers funding for trollers’ ongoing legal battle

Trollers turned out at the Sitka Assembly meeting last night (1-10-23) to voice concerns about a court case that could shut down commercial salmon trolling in Southeast Alaska. The lawsuit is about Washington killer whales and Alaskan king salmon. Fishermen and representatives from the Alaska Trollers Association (ATA) asked the local assembly to consider contributing $25,000 to their legal defense fund. Read More