Commercial golden king crab fishery anticipates changes after task force meetings
October 5, 2023
Local fishing industry representatives met with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) in Petersburg last week looking for a Golden King Crab compromise.
The department acknowledged frustrations voiced by the fishermen this year regarding management hindering the golden king harvest.
King and Tanner Task Force (KTTF) meetings were organized to brainstorm and come to a common understanding.
In the latest KTTF meeting held at the Petersburg Public Library on Sept. 28, the industry and the management met in-person to follow-up a meeting in May, continuing to discuss the management a...