Petersburg sends proposals to Board of Fish to change the Blind Slough King Salmon management plan

 

April 11, 2024

Olivia rose / Petersburg Pilot

The Petersburg Fish and Game Advisory Committee gives unanimous approval by a show of hands on April 8 in the borough assembly chambers. Left to Right: Bob Martin, Ted Sandhofer, Ben Case, Max Worhatch, Anthony Taiber, Don Spigelmyre, David Benitz, Joel Randrup, Paul Menish. Not Pictured: Brandon Ware.

The Petersburg Fish and Game Advisory Committee(AC) met on April 8 to generate proposals to the state Board of Fish to change the Blind Slough King Salmon management plan.

The need for proposals was driven by public outcry following the announced closure of sport fishing this summer in the freshwater of Blind Slough.

The AC agreed on and submitted a proposal that attempts to balance the need to protect the return of broodstock king salmon for the Crystal Lake Hatchery, while also providing opportunity, especially for residents, to participate in the freshwater Blind Slough fishery.

It proposes...



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