Treaty forces Major Changes in SE King Salmon Management
The Territorial Sportsmen welcome you to this evening event focused on increasing the public awareness about the status and management of depressed Chinook salmon stocks in the Taku and Chilkat Rivers in northern Southeast Alaska.
The goal of this event is to provide the public with the most recent scientific and regulatory information available. Current regulatory impacts on the public, and their justifications, will be presented.
Coffee and refreshments will be provided.
6:00 pm – Seating, welcoming comments, and introductions
Introductions: Doug Larsen,TSI President
Introduction of Dan Teske, ADF&G Sport Fish Management Biologist
6:10 pm – Update on Update on Treaty Changes for Chinook Salmon Management in US & Canada
ADF&G Commissioner’s Office: Treaty Transparency
Ed Jones, ADF&G Coordinator, ppt: Chinook Salmon Research Overview
6:40 pm – Update on Taku and Chilkat River Chinook Salmon Stock Assessment
Phil Richards, SE Chinook Salmon Stock Assessment Supervisor ppt: Taku River Chinook Salmon Stock Assessment and Trends.
Brian Elliot, Chilkat Chinook Salmon Stock Assessment ppt: Chilkat River Chinook Salmon Stock Assessment and Trends
7:10 pm – Break
7:20 pm – Changes to the SE King Salmon Management Plan and Its Impact On Users
Dan Teske, Juneau Area Sport Fish Management Biologist
Rich Chapell, Haines/Skagway Sport Fish Management Biologist, ppt: Haines/Skagway Area Sport Fishery Management Outlook
David Harris, Juneau Area Commercial Fisheries Management Biologist, ppt: Commercial Fisheries Management Outlook
8:30-8:45 pm – Outline of Potential Management Options for Board of Fish to Consider
TSI Fisheries Committee
8:45-9:00 pm –Public Question Period on Management Outlook
Moderator: Doug Larsen,TSI President