Friday, June 16, 2023

Gillnetter charged with chucking salmon

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Alaska Peninsula
Type: Failure to retain salmon
On 6/15/23 Alaska Wildlife Troopers operating off the Kodiak-based patrol vessel Cama'i issued Gregory Reutov, 41, of Homer, a summons to appear in court for failing to retain all caught salmon. Reutov was contacted on the fishing vessel Sinai while commercial drift gillnet fishing for salmon in the Unimak District of the Alaska Peninsula Area. Prior to contacting the vessel, troopers observed salmon being thrown back into the water.