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FISH VENDOR ACCUSED OF GRAND THEFT

The proprietor of Sea Fever Seafood, one of the most popular booths at the Sunday Hollywood Farmers' Market for years, was arrested Sunday by game wardens from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Santa Barbara Harbor following a two-month-long investigation.
 
– KCET

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Alaska fisheries boards finalized

The Alaska Legislature today confirmed all of Gov. Sean Parnell's appointees.

– Pacific Fishing columnist Wesley Loy, writing in his blog: Deckboss

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Kodiak's complex herring season

Unlike more well-known fisheries such as Sitka Sound and Togiak Bay, the Kodiak area has several dozen bays, each with their own guideline harvest level and gear type restrictions.
 
– KMXT

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Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, it's ComFish time in Kodiak, we have reaction to the possibility of no king salmon fishing at all this summer in the Y-K Delta, and another fishermen's bar goes smoke free, all that and more coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report.
 
– KMXT

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No takers for herring fishery

Fishermen and processors are gearing up for the Togiak sac-roe herring fishery, which is largest herring fishery in Alaska. However, they apparently are not planning on taking part in a much smaller fishery to the west.
 
– KDLG

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MSA's senate version unveiled

The newest version of the Magnuson-Stevens Act out for discussion adds subsistence users and Tribal governments to the fisheries management law and has the potential to create new Community Development Quota in the Arctic, but it has not yet been made widely available to the public for review.

– Kenai Peninsula Online

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Alaska forecasts and recaps

Along with salmon forecasts, the annual report released last week by the state's commercial fisheries division also provides recaps of the 2013 season for every Alaska region.
 
– Pacific Fishing columnist Laine Welch, writing in the Alaska Journal of Commerce

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Press conference on BP's mess

Commercial fishermen and several advocacy groups gathered at a dock on Biloxi Back Bay to discuss the lingering impacts from the Deepwater Horizon.
 
– WLOX

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Gillnet boat sinks after fire

The Coast Guard vessel attempted to dewater the vessel, as it was riding low in the water, but the vessel sank in the Youngs River in approximately 8 feet of water.

– The Daily Astorian

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Lobbying for forage fish

Anglers and conservation groups have reiterated their support for protecting unmanaged forage species in the ocean and urged the Pacific Fishery Management Council to stay on task toward adopting safeguards.

– The Columbian

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