Petersburg/Wrangell discuss new hatchery development
A joint resolution calling for the development of new fish hatcheries and releases was passed by Petersburg City Council Monday, July 16.
This resolution was drafted by City and Borough of Wrangell Mayor Jeremy Maxand with several members of the fishing fleet.
“There is a desire to see the development of a new hatchery in Southeast Alaska to expand the available number of fish for harvest, whether it be for commercial or sport fishing,” Maxand said. “We thought a joint resolution and letter from both Wrangell and Petersburg to the governor would be a good way to express that interest....