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Alaska Board of Fisheries Announces the 2017-2018 Proposal Book
— ADF&G Press Release

Samuel R. Cotten, Commissioner
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526


Press Release: August 11, 2017

CONTACT: Glenn Haight, 907-465-6095

Alaska Board of Fisheries Announces the 2017-2018 Proposal Book

The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) announces the 2017-2018 Proposal Book is now available. The board accepted 227 proposals for review during its Prince William Sound finfish, Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish, and Statewide (except Southeast and Yakutat) Dungeness crab, shrimp, and other miscellaneous shellfish regulatory meetings. These proposals constitute proposed regulatory changes for the identified regions and species.

Proposals may be downloaded off the board's website individually, in sections, or for entire meetings. The website is http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fisheriesboard.proposalbook .

Proposals in the book will be reviewed at the following 2017-2018 meetings:

Prince William Sound Finfish
December 1-5, 2017
Valdez Convention & Civic Center, Valdez
Comment deadline: November 17, 2017

Southeast and Yakutat Finfish & Shellfish
January 11-23, 2018
Harrigan Centennial Hall, Sitka
Comment deadline: December 28, 2017

Statewide (Except Southeast and Yakutat) Dungeness Crab, Shrimp, Other Miscellaneous Shellfish and Supplemental Issues
March 6-9, 2018
Egan Civic and Convention Center
Comment deadline: February 23, 2018