Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Seiner cited, 83,282 pounds of salmon seized

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Crawfish Inlet
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 8/25/19 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Sitka Post, were patrolling the commercial salmon seine opening at Crawfish Inlet. The F/V Magnus Martens was observed operating gear less than 200 yards from an anadromous stream. Permit holder Robert Thorstenson, 55, of Juneau, was cited for commercial fishing in closed waters, and 83,282 pounds of salmon were seized.