Tag: Sitka AC

Sitka AC lends support to 4 southeast herring proposals

Herring was always going to be center stage for the Sitka Fish & Game Advisory Committee during its intense round of meetings this fall, and – even as the group pored over a big stack of other salmon and shellfish proposals – herring was never out of the limelight for long. KCAW’s Katherine Rose takes a look back at which herring proposals got the nod from the Sitka AC, before they’re handed to the Alaska Board of Fisheries at its meeting next month in Ketchikan. Read More

Sitka Fish & Game ‘Advisory Committee’ plays a major role in reviewing proposed regulations for salmon, herring, and shellfish

Heather Bauscher updates us on the work of the Sitka Fish and Game Advisory Committee. The 17-member committee has been meeting twice a week since October, reviewing regulatory proposals for salmon, herring, and shellfish and giving the thumbs up or thumbs down in advance of the State Board of Fisheries meeting in Ketchikan next month. The Sitka AC meets via zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays through the deadline of December 22. Read More

On split vote, local ADF&G advisory committee rejects Sitka Tribe’s first herring proposal

The Sitka Fish and Game Advisory Committee has voted against supporting a proposal by the Sitka Tribe that would change the way the state sets the herring harvest rate each spring.  When it met on Thursday (11-4-21), Advisory Committee members were split over whether to back the plan, the first of three the Tribe is sending to the state Board of Fisheries in January. Read More

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