Board Of Fisheries Accepting Fishing Regulations’ Proposals

Kuskokwim River photo by Cabin On The Road/Wikimedia


The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:

The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) is issuing its 2018/2019 Call for Proposals seeking proposals for changes in the subsistence, personal use, sport, guided sport, and commercial fishing regulations for the Bristol Bay finfish, Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim finfish, Alaska Peninsula-Aleutian Islands-Chignik finfish, and Statewide finfish general provisions. The board may also accept subsistence related proposals from other regions if they meet criteria identified in 5 AAC 96.916(a).

The deadline for proposals is April 10, 2018.

Proposals may be submitted online, email, mail or fax at:
Email: (Adobe PDF documents only)
Mail: ADF&G, Boards Support Section
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, AK 99811-5526
Fax: (907) 465-6094
Proposals must be received by Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Boards Support Section office in Juneau. Postmark is NOT sufficient for timely receipt.

The Board of Fisheries proposal form, including the online proposal form, is available at the Boards Support website, Proposal forms are also available at any Boards Support office. Proposals must be submitted on the current approved form. Any additional information provided with the form, such as tables, Internet web links, or charts, will not be included in the proposal book.

The completed proposal form must contain a contact telephone number and address. Email addresses are appreciated. Please print or type the individual’s or organization’s name as appropriate.

Responsive proposals received by the proposal deadline will be considered by the Board of Fisheries during the October 2018 through March 2019 meeting schedule.