Two Petersburg fishermen charged with commercial fishing violations
September 19, 2019
On September 11, Hunt Parr, Sr., 63, of Petersburg was issued a summons by Alaska State Troopers for commercial fishing the closed waters of District 6A. Parr is the permit holder aboard the F/V Somerset, a gillnet vessel based out of Petersburg. Arraignment is set for October 8 in the Petersburg District Court.
On Sept. 11, Christopher Haerling, 28, of Petersburg was issued a summons for violating Landing Requirements in the 2019 commercial Dungeness Fishery. Haerling, the permit holder aboard the F/V Margaret S, retained his commercial catch longer than 24 hours after the closure of th...