Bristol Bay fisheries patrol issues citations

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008

KODIAK - The Bristol Bay fishery trooper patrol boat has been kept busy this summer.

The Alaska Department of Public Safety reported a wide range of enforcement activity in Bristol Bay.

Enforcement activity in the Egegik, Ugashik and Naknek/ Kvichnak districts included 55 cases.

Troopers said 146 commercial fishing vessels were boarded. A total of 36 commercial fish warnings and 57 citations were issued for commercial fishing offenses.

One person was arrested.

Alaska Wildlife Trooper Sgt. Paul Fussey said the enforcement activity yielded no unusual surprises.

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