Fishing

Fishermen to feel budget cuts

By DJ Summers

Morris News Service - Alaska

Discussions continue on how to patch up the state’s $3 billion budget hole, and again fishermen will feel the cuts from one realm or another.

Meanwhile, legislators are hinting at an overarching message: find money anywhere but here and prove that your job matters.

Alaska halibut fishermen are breathing a sigh of relief after the International Pacific Halibut Commission either raised or held the line on halibut quotas statewide, but not everyone agrees with the decision.

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