From the Alaska State Troopers:
Type: Conviction — commercial fish closed waters
On 11/1/12 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Klawock Post, cited Eric R. Larson, 32,
and Morris B. Mattson, 46, both of Petersburg, for commercial fishing for geoduck
clams in closed waters. Both individuals pled no contest in Craig District
Court and were fined $3,000 with $1,500 suspended. The court ordered each to pay restitution of $2,000 for the illegally taken geoducks.
Type: False information on fish ticket
On 11/8/12 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Klawock Post, cited both permit
holders of the fishing vessel The Edge for unlawfully signing a fish ticket with an inaccurate weight after a delivery of commercially
harvested geoducks at the E.C. Phillips processing plant in Craig. Randall Selness, 49, of Olympia, Wash., and Ian Walt, 47, of Friday Harbor, Wash., were
issued a summons to appear in Craig District Court.