Interview: Board of Fish Members John Wood and Marit Carlson-Van Dort

Posted on: July 9th, 2022 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Check out the interview that was held after the community meeting that included Board of Fish Chairperson Marit Carlson-Van Dort and Board Member John Wood. Both speak on the incredible task of regulating Alaska Fisheries and the matters they see coming on the horizon of this years Board of Fish Cycle.

Download and Listen to the audio ofthe interview.
Download the Meeting Here!

Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Advisory Announcement #02

Posted on: May 31st, 2022 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Community Window, Fisheries News

The Alaska Department of fish and game has just released Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Advisory Announcement #02.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is soliciting bids to charter purse seine fishing vessels to conduct a cost recovery fishery in the South Peninsula on or about June 8, June 9, and June 10, 2022. The request for quotation (bid) format for the 2022 cost recovery fishery will be based on a percentage of the catch value, not to exceed 30% of the value paid to the bidders at the dock on the day of the delivery. Upon delivery, the winning bidders will present their permits to the buyer and the harvest for each day will be split onto two separate payments relative to the percentages of the winning bid. The contract will be awarded to the bidder with the lowest percentage of the total value of the catch. Bids for greater than 30% of the value of the catch will be rejected. To obtain further information and bid forms contact the Kodiak Fish and Game office at 907-486-1874 or the Sand Point office at (907) 383-2066.

PDF & MP3: Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Advisory Announcement #01 – Fishery Stakeholder’s Meeting June 8th, 10:00 AM

Posted on: May 26th, 2022 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will be conducting a fishery stakeholder’s meeting on Wednesday June 8th at 10:00 AM.

To obtain further information, please refer to the attached document or contact the Sand Point Fish and Game office at (907) 383-2066 or the Kodiak Fish and Game office at (907) 486-1874.

Sand Point Commercial Fishery Advisory Announcement #01

Download the audio here after the meeting.
Download the Meeting Here!

Sand Point Fish & Game AC Meeting – 3/3/22 at 6pm

Posted on: March 2nd, 2022 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Sand Point Fish & Game Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

The Sand Point AC will meet in the Sand Point City Council Chambers on:
Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 6:00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Board of Fisheries Shellfish Proposals 264, 265, and 267 and Finfish Proposal 282 (formerly ACR 7).

The committee will also discuss representation and subcommittee work during the upcoming Statewide Shellfish meeting.

This meeting is open to the public.

The Sand Point Fish and Game Advisory Committee is a collection of community members from all user groups that come together, discuss Fish and Game issues and recommend changes to current regulations. They also represent their community before the Board of Fisheries and Board of Game at board meetings.

For more information, contact:
Taryn O’Connor-Brito
Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Boards Support Section
(907) 842-5142 | taryn.oconnor-brito@alaska.gov

AEB Fishermen’s Winter Fisheries Meeting on 12/29/2021 at 10am

Posted on: December 15th, 2021 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Audio is available for download here (10MB, 45min):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2021-12-29-aeb-fish.mp3

AEB Fishermen’s Winter Fisheries Meeting on Wednesday December 29, 2021 10AM via Zoom/virtual meeting

Meeting scheduled to be broadcast live on local radio KSDP and at www.apradio.org

Agencies Representatives expected to be available at this teleconference meeting:

• U. S. Coast Guard, Kodiak.
• Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Kodiak.
• NMFS Alaska Region, Juneau.
• Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle.
• North Pacific Observer Program & A.I.S. observer providers.
• Trawl EM EFP coordinators.
• NMFS Office of Law Enforcement
• International Pacific Halibut Commission

Aleutians East Borough’s Natural Resources Department will host the meeting from the Anchorage office conference room 3380 C Street – fishermen welcome.

For more information please contact Aleutians East Borough:
Natural Resources Director Ernie Weiss 907-274-7557 eweiss@aeboro.org or
Natural Resources Assistant Director Charlotte Levy 907-274-7566 clevy@aeboro.org

PSA: Sand Point Department of Fish & Game Advisory Committee Meeting October 6th, 2021

Posted on: September 22nd, 2021 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Civic & Government, Community Window, Fisheries News, Sand Point, Welcome to Sand Point

The Sand Point AC will meet in the Sand Point City Council Chambers on Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, at 12:00pm.

The purpose of this meeting is to hold nominations and elections for all AC members, to address Board of Fisheries Agenda Change Requests, and other miscellaneous AC business as needed.

This meeting is open to the public. All voting age residents of the area who attend the meeting may make nominations and vote on committee membership.

Teleconference information is available at this link.

Find the preliminary agenda for the meeting below.
2021-10-6 Draft Agenda Sand Point AC

Listen MP3: Interview with Lisa Fox – July 30th, 2021

Posted on: August 3rd, 2021 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

KSDP’s Austin Roof held an interview with Lisa Fox telephonically for an update regarding the current state of the fishery.

The interview has been archived here (MP3, 25MB):

Listen or Download The InterviewHere

ADF&G Salmon Preseason Teleconference – June 1st 2021

Posted on: May 24th, 2021 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Community Window, Fish News - newsletter, Fisheries News, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Sand Point

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will be conducting a preseason fishery stakeholder’s meeting on Tuesday, June 1 at 2:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Sand Point City Chambers. ADF&G will teleconference with both King Cove (at the Harbor House) and False Pass. The meeting will be broadcast live right here, on KSDP 830AM Sand Point and livestreamed at apradio.org.

There are a limited number of teleconference lines. If you would like to call into the meeting, please contact the ADF&G office in Sand Point for the call-in information.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide all interested parties an opportunity to discuss the upcoming salmon season with ADF&G staff.

Topics covered will include:
– Staff introductions
– Department COVID-19 mitigation plans
– 2021 management strategy
– 2021 salmon outlook
– 2021 department test fisheries
– Other topics as time permits

To obtain further information, please contact the Sand Point Fish and Game office at (907) 383-2066.

Aleutians East Borough – Assembly Meeting & Agenda – May, 2021

Posted on: May 13th, 2021 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Civic & Government, Community Window, Fisheries News, King Cove, Sand Point

The Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting aired live on KSDP at 3pm on Thursday, May 13th.

Download the meeting (MP3):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2021-05-13-AEB.mp3

Download the PDF for this meeting:
May 13th, 2021 ASSEMBLY AGENDA

Listen Now! Interview: New Peter Pan Owner Roger May – Monday, January 11 at 4PM

Posted on: January 8th, 2021 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, Meet the People

Check out KSDP’s interview with the new CEO of the New Peter Pan Seafoods Roger May. Mr. May discusses his vision for the operation in the Alaska Region including:

– Value Added Opportunities
– Listening to the Fleet
– New Management
– And More!

Or click here!

In the Loop: December 9th, 2020

This edition of In the Loop contains information regarding EAES grant applications. If you have applied and have not yet received your payment, or would like an update on your application’s status, call Glennora Dushkin at (907) 274-7555. The deadline to file additional paperwork for this grant is December 18th, 2020. (more…)

PSA: City of Sand Point Travel Policy Update – Effective Immediately

Below is the new travel mandates for the City of Sand point, typed in text form for your convenience. You can find the original notice at the bottom of this post. Thank you.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

The City of Sand Point is asking everyone to self isolate upon arrival for a 7-day period and then get tested for COVID-19.

Regular activities may resume upon confirmation of a negative test result. This request does not apply to essential workers or those involved in the commercial fishing industry; State of Alaska health mandates cover those individuals, and relevant information for those workers can be found at covid19.alaska.gov.

PSA + MP3: Fisherman’s Zoom Call – November 5th at 10 AM.

Posted on: October 30th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Sand Point

Meeting has been archived here (11MB, MP3):
https://apradio.org/mp3/2020-11-05-aebfish.mp3

KSDP will be broadcasting an Aleutians East Borough fisherman’s Zoom call to answer questions from fishermen about relief programs.

The following people are scheduled to participate in the call:
• Jeffery T. Curry, Agricultural Program Manager, USDA Palmer Office
To discuss the Seafood Trade Relief Program (STRP)
• Douglas Vincent-Lang, Commissioner, ADFG
• Rachel Baker, Deputy Commissioner, ADFG
To provide updates on the CAREs Act for Fishermen & other relief programs
• Mary Tesche, Assistant Borough Administrator, AEB
To discuss the AEB Emergency Assistance program
(more…)

Sand Point Fishermen’s Application Extension – September 30, 2020

Posted on: September 16th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point

Sand Point fishermen’s application for the City of Sand Point’s Fishermen relief and recovery grant program has been extended until September 30, 2020 at 5pm.
You must be a Sand Point resident and provide a valid Area M Fishing license to apply.

PSA: City of Sand Point CARES Act Grant Forms

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 | Author: Holden | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point, Welcome to Sand Point

The City of Sand Point has released grant application forms for CARES act funding for fishermen, small businesses, non-profits, and utilities.

If you are a fisherman click here!

If you are a small business click here!

If you are a non-profit click here!

If you are a utility customer click here!