The Aleutians East Borough is seeking fishermen to testify at the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) meeting in Anchorage scheduled for Feb. 2 - 6, 2010 at the Egan Civic & Convention Center. The BOF will hear testimony on multiple proposals concerning the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands Finfish Proposals.
The proposals include:
* Possible changes to the Kupreanof Line (Proposal # 141)
* The lack of fishing time with the Southeastern District Mainland (SEDM) (Proposals # 132 - 138).
* Possible restrictions to openings in the Northern District to allow more fishing in Nelson Lagoon.
Fishermen interested in testifying at the Alaska Board of Fisheries should contact:
Tina Anderson, AEB Clerk/Planner
Toll free: (888) 383-2699