To celebrate the entry level Jig Fishery, come together and to promote Kodiak Jig Seafoods AYFN and AMCC will be hosting a Rock Fish Taco night at the Kodiak Island Brewery! Supporting your fellow local fishermen is as easy as eating Tacos and Drinking Beer!
We will have Readings from the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Almanac and A film about the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association’s apprenticeship program. There will be signups for skippers, policymakers and crew to be members of the apprenticeship program and/or the AYFN. Food will feature 49th State Brewing Co. fish tacos made with Homer longline-caught halibut.
There will also be an opportunity to purchase the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Almanac.
Policy Update Conference Call
AMCC Deputy Director, Shannon Carroll, will give an update on national standards and bring us up to speed on important issues coming before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. Review the three meeting outlook here: https://www.npfmc.org/wp-content/PDFdocuments/meetings/threemeetingoutlook.pdf
Tanner CRAB fishery update
Information about the Kodiak District Including, Overview of the Tanner Crab Survey, Stock Trends, Management Strategy and Ocean Conditions in and around Kodiak Island District.
An informational presentation by an Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist.
January, 24: 7pm-8pm.
Kodiak Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
402 Center Ave,
Kodiak, AK 99615
Refreshments will be served
Contact: Theresa Peterson: 907-539-1927
The Alaska Young Fishermen's Almanac will be Available for the first time. At the Salmon Sister's pop-up Shop in Anchorage. Come and Shop and hang out with the submitters and with the Salmon Sisters.
ALFA and the Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust banded together to host the first ever Fishermen's Expos in 2016 and 2017, which offered workshops on topics such as fuel efficiency, fishing for sablefish using pot gear, and reducing sperm whale depredation on longline gear. Since then, the expo has evolved to focus especially on young people and those who are new to the industry by offering workshops focusing on business skills, beginner's courses in seafloor mapping, and safety courses.
The Fall Fishermen's Expo is part of an initiative by the Sitka Seafood Festival to involved more fishermen with the festivities. Visit alfafish.org or contact 747-3400 for more details!
The young fishermen's convening will be held at UAA.
Saturday and Sunday Convening at UAA
The AYFN Convening will be held in the Canary Room in the UAA Commons at 3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane.
On Satuday, we will be meeting from 9am to 5pm (with dinner on your own).
On Sunday, we will be meeting 9am to noon.
A light breakfast, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea will be provided during the convening.
May 31, 12 p.m. Alaska time.
Hear from Coordinator Hannah Heimbuch about the history of the Network, current developments in the works, and a vision for the future.
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