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Posted On June 27, 2017By KPFA AlaskaIn kpfa

BLESSING OF THE FLEET  Friday June 30th There will be an in person “blessing of the fleet “honoring setnetters, drifters, guides, fisherman and all who utilize the waters of South Central Alaska for a safe season. It will take place on Friday June 30 th at 11:30am at the pull off by Warren Ames Bridge. Everyone is welcome.Read More

Posted On June 26, 2017By KPFA AlaskaIn kpfa

2017 Annual Membership Meeting on June 30th

The Kenai Peninsula Fishermen’s Association Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the Johnson Lake Group campground in Kasilof on June 30th, 2017. Where:  Johnson Lake Group Campground Area (Follow the signs in the campground) Enter the campground and turn right towards the boat launch, go beyond and you will see the gate for the group camping area.  There is also a trail that follows around the lake from the boat launch that will lead you to the site.  It is a short walk. When:  Friday, June 30, 2017 Time: Read More
2016 Kenai Peninsula Fishermen’s Association’s Annual Membership will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The meeting will be from Noon-5pm.Read More
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Supreme Court Reinforces Science-based Salmon Management, Value of Setnet Fishery The Alaskan families who comprise Cook Inlet’s century-old East Side Setnet fishery are both elated and relieved that Alaska’s Supreme Court has ruled the anti-setnet initiative unconstitutional. As a result of this decision, hundreds of Alaskan families will go into the New Year without the threat of losing our businesses, our incomes, our investments and our way of life hanging over our heads. More importantly, Cook Inlet’s salmon runs will continue to be managed by the principles of conservation andRead More
NEWS RELEASE January 12, 2015 Julie Speegle, 907-586-7032 w., 907-321-7032 c. NOAA FISHERIES APPROVES SECOND ROUND OF FISHERIES DISASTER RELIEF FUNDS NOAA Fisheries is announcing the approval of the second round of fisheries disaster funds in the amount of $13M to     assist fishermen affected by the 2012 commercial fisheries failure due to the fishery resource disaster for the Yukon Chinook fishery, Kuskokwim Chinook fishery, and the Cook Inlet salmon fishery. This grant will be distributed as follows: $4.5M in direct payments to the recreation fishing sector, including sport fishing guidesRead More
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