UFA launches survey on communication, salmon habitat

Jul 27, 2016

What salmon habitat issues worry fishermen? What's the best way to talk about them? That's what the state's largest fishing organization is trying to find out.

One of the most influential commercial fishing organization in the North Pacific has thrown its support behind Senator Mark Begich’s quest for another 6-years in the U.S. Senate. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.


The United Fishermen of Alaska has updated their “Community Fishing Fact Sheets” to include data from 2012. The fact sheets cover specific areas that are generally either municipalities or census areas.

An umbrella organization that represents 36 Alaska commercial fishing organizations is working to help fishermen work through the complicated process of meeting the “Individual Mandate” requirement of the “Affordable Care Act”. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.