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Sea Lions not a problem for harbor - in winter


March 16, 2017

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A group of sea lions gather on bouy #62 in Wrangel Narrows.

While not a line item on the harbor advisory board agenda, sea lion activity in the harbors was a board discussion item at the March 10 meeting.

"There are not a lot of issues in the winter until the bait herring shows up," Harbormaster Glo Wollen told the board.

Harbor policy continues not to allow fish scraps to be dumped into the harbors, she added.

Wollen referenced a story out of Sand Point at the Peter Pan Seafoods dock where a Petersburg person aboard the F/V Cape St. Elias was attacked by a sea lion while changing out nets on the vessel.

According to a Feb. 28 article published onli...

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