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Subsistence users near Dillingham can dip net this summer, and they can catch fish any time they like because the Board of Fisheries voted to remove a schedule that restricted subsistence fishing in the area to three days per week during peak sockeye season. 

BOF votes down permit stacking

Dec 6, 2015

Alaska’s Board of Fisheries has largely maintained the status quo for Bristol Bay’s commercial fishery at its triennial meeting focused on the region, and Saturday voted against any permit stacking.

Permit stacking discussion continues at BOF

Dec 4, 2015

The state Board of Fisheries appears poised to deliberate Bristol Bay permit stacking proposals this weekend.

On Thursday the Alaska Board of Fisheries has turned down a proposal to create a new permit stacking system for setnetters in a couple of fishing districts in Bristol Bay. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.

The Nushagak Fish and Game Advisory Committee has finalized their comments on the setnet permit stacking proposal for Bristol Bay that will be taken up at next week's Board of Fisheries meeting.