Comments invited on proposed changes to fisheries regulations

News Release

Last edited 4/27/2016
Comments invited on proposed changes
to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations

ANCHORAGE -- The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting written comments, through June 13, 2014, on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations. These proposed changes would affect Federal subsistence open seasons, harvest limits, methods for the taking of fish and shellfish, and customary and traditional use determinations for the 2015-2017 regulatory

Copies of the proposal book can be found at or by contacting the Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888. Comments should reference the proposal number and should be sent to Theo Matuskowitz by email at Those without e-mail access can fax comments to (907) 786-3898 or mail them to:

Federal Subsistence Board Attn: Theo Matuskowitz
Office of Subsistence Management
1011 E. Tudor Rd. M/S 121
Anchorage, AK 99503-6199

In addition to written comments, the public is welcome to provide comments at the Regional Advisory Council meetings in August, September, and October 2014 or at the Federal Subsistence Board meeting in Anchorage in January 2015.