Program to Cover Costs of Complying with Fishing Restrictions

A coastal development program says it will foot the bill so Lower Yukon fishers can comply with new fishing restrictions. The Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association is buying webbing and net materials for fishers near the mouth of the river. The CDQ hopes a new fleet of nets will persuade the State of Alaska to be less restrictive during the upcoming salmon runs.

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel

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