Angoon Petitioning For Control Of Major Salmon Fishery

The Native village corporation in Angoon, on Admiralty Island, is petitioning the federal government to take control of a major salmon fishery.  Kootznoowoo Incorporated says state managers are favoring the commercial seine fleet by letting them fish in Chatham Strait when subsistence fish are passing through.  The federal Subsistence board will consider the issue this spring.

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Matt Lichtenstein is a reporter at KFSK in Petersburg.

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