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Fish Factor: US Senate candidate Sullivan faces Begich on fisheries


I must admit that US Senate candidate Dan Sullivan achieved something I have been trying to accomplish as a fisheries writer for more than a quarter of a century: he gave long legs to media stories about Alaska’s fisheries and, more importantly, it attracted unparalleled recognition of the seafood industry nationwide.

How did that come about for a fractious industry that bemoans a la comedian Rodney Dangerfield—“I don’t get no respect?”

When Sullivan’s campaign announced that he would not attend a traditional Kodiak fisheries debate scheduled with all US Senate candidates in la...

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