Alaska Charter Association

To Protect the Rights and Conserve the Resources of Alaska's Sport Fishery
Alaska Charter News Flash: 
Richard Yamada Appointed to 
 International Pacific Halibut Commission

ACA President Richard Yamada was appointed today to a seat on the International Pacific Halibut Commission. This is the first time in history that the U.S.  ha s sent a recreational fisherman to represent the country in the international body. For the first time we have a voice and a vote at the heart of the halibut management process.  

Town Hall Meeting in Juneau Friday Aug. 31, at 3:30pm

NOAA is hosting a T own Hall event in Juneau Alaska on at 4:00 pm August 31st (today) at Centennial Hall Convention Center, 101 Egan Drive.  This meeting will provide information about the implementation of the Department of Commerce's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, and also offer the opportunity to give input. Topics will include reducing the seafood trade deficit, and supporting maritime commerce, fisheries, recreation, and tourism. 

The format for the Town Hall will be Adm. Gallaudet providing opening remarks about NOAA's efforts to promote the "blue economy" - focusing on fisheries and tourism. ACA President Richard Yamada and other fishing industry reps have been invited to provide input on how NOAA can help businesses in the state's vital recreational fishing economy. 

Another Benefit of ACA Membership

Full charter ACA members receive a link on the ACA website to their charter businesses' websites. Clients like to see their charter captains engaged in conservation and the management process to defend the rights of recreational fishermen in Alaska. We've updated  this page of members and their websites, so if you've neglected to renew, please do so now and we won't have to drop you from sight! Membership is a click away-
  • Because you can improve fishing opportunity for your clients.
  • Because you have a voice at fishery meetings that change your future. 
  • You belong to the Alaska Charter Association.
If your dreams include flying scales and full fish totes, you 
need the Alaska Charter Association to inform, educate, and fight for you  
at these important fisheries meetings. 

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