Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Three more Bristol Bay fishermen cited

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Egegik
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/22/24 Zenon A. Martushev, 31, from Homer, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters on the Egegik northern boundary line.

Location: Egegik
Type: Grounding prohibited
On 7/8/24 Thomas C. Aliotti, 55, from Bellingham, Wash., and Daniel J. Harmon, 29, from Bainbridge Island, Wash., were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for grounding prohibited in Egegik.

Sablefish harvester cited at Sitka

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Sitka
Type: Landing permit violation
On 7/23/24 Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to a report of a vessel offloading IFQ pot sablefish without the proper state of Alaska landing permit. Investigation revealed John Curry, 80, of Washington state, had landed sablefish without the proper CFEC permit. Curry was cited with arraignment set in Sitka District Court.

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Another round of citations issued in Bristol Bay

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Kvichak section
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/12/24 Evan D. Brill-Kowles, 34, and Spencer C. Burnfield, 39, both from Homer, were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Kvichak section.

Location: Egegik
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/10/24 Jacob M. Gimpel, 25, from Steamboat Springs, Colo., and Malik N. Keval, 30, from La Conner, Wash., were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in Egegik.

Location: Ugashik Bay
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/8/24 Aristotelis Georgakopoulos, 35, from Bellingham, Wash., was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in Ugashik Bay.

Location: Ugashik Bay
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/8/24 John S. Girvan, 74, from San Antonio, Texas, and Ryan D. Guiggey, 46, from Salt Lake City, Utah, were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in Ugashik Bay.

Location: Ugashik District
Type: Commercial fish closed period
On 7/7/24 Daniel L. Frazer, 38, from Choteau, Mont., and Zachary D. Lindor, 34, from Cle Elum, Wash., were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Ugashik District.

Location: Dillingham
Type: Failure to report lost net
On 7/6/24 Roscoe Schroeder, 51, from Anchorage, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to report lost net and commercial fishing with drift gillnet within 300 feet of set gillnets in the Nushagak District.

Location: Ugashik District
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 6/27/24 Warren F. Gibbons, 69, and Evan C. Villalobos, 29, both from Bellingham, Wash., were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters on the north line, Ugashik District.

Saturday, July 20, 2024

A few more Bristol Bay fishermen cited

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Naknek-Kvichak District
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/9/24 Ethan O. Wood, 23, from Riverton, Utah, and Jason R. Wood, 52, from American Fork, Utah, were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Naknek-Kvichak District, south line.

Location: Egegik
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/11/24 Joseph A. Resetarits, 29, from Homer, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in Egegik on 7/30/23.

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Fisherman charged at Sitka with lingcod infraction

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Sitka
Type: Lingcod bycatch
On 7/17/24 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Jeffrey Thomas, 44, of Washington state, regarding retention of lingcod in the commercial halibut fishery. Investigation revealed Thomas had unlawfully retained and sold lingcod after fishing in the Northern Southeast Outside section when lingcod bycatch retention was closed by emergency order. Arraignment set in Sitka District Court.

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

More Bristol Bay fishermen cited

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Naknek section
Type: Commercial fish closed period
On 7/13/24 Evsevy F. Reutov, 44, from Homer, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Naknek section.

Location: Egegik
Type: Commercial fish closed period
On 7/12/24 Elizabeth J. Rose, 45, from Mantua, Utah, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing during a closed period in Egegik.

Location: Kvichak section
Type: Commercial fish closed period
On 7/12/24 Peter Anthony Aliotti, 39, from Monterey, Calif., was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Kvichak section.

Location: Egegik
Type: Commercial fish closed period
On 7/10/24 Aaron J. Brockhoff, 51, from Montesano, Wash., was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing during a closed period in Egegik.

Location: Kvichak Bay
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/10/24 Savaty G. Basargin, 21, from Sterling, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in Kvichak Bay.

Location: Naknek-Kvichak District
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/9/24 Jason W. Schultz, 53, from Washougal, Wash., was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Naknek-Kvichak District.

Location: Naknek-Kvichak District
Type: Commercial fish closed period
On 7/3/24 Colby David Root, 62, from Oakwood, Colo., was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Naknek section of the Naknek-Kvichak District.

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Bristol Bay fishermen cited on variety of charges

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Kvichak Bay
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/9/24 Alan S. Miller, 51, from Eagle River, and Jacob Robertson, 51, from Wasilla, were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Kvichak section of Kvichak Bay.

Location: Kvichak section
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/9/24 Arthur G. Peterson, 50, from Naknek, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Kvichak section, south line.

Location: Kvichak District
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 7/9/24 Thomas J. Harman, 57, from Anchorage, and Thomas Joseph Harman Jr., 22, from Juneau, were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing in closed waters in the Kvichak District.

Location: Dillingham
Type: Overlength net
On 7/8/24 Raymond Thorson, 78, from Dillingham, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for commercial fishing with an overlength gillnet, with improper buoy markings, in the Nushagak District.

Location: Dillingham
Type: Failure to report lost net
On 7/6/24 Toon Pham, 20, from Dillingham, and Gustavis Gumlickpuk, 37, from New Stuyahok, were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to report a lost net in Nushagak.

Location: Dillingham
Type: Failure to report lost net
On 7/4/24 Jonathon Wicker, 39, of Choteau, Mont., and Nicholas Beutler, 40, of Deming, Wash., were cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for failing to report a lost net in Nushagak.