Subsistence fishermen will face trial

by Angela Denning-Barnes on July 12, 2012

Many Kuskokwim River subsistence fishermen will go to trial in the Bethel Court House after pleading not guilty to fishing with illegal gear. Federal and State wildlife managers closed the Kuskokwim to subsistence fishing for an unprecedented 12 days this summer in order to protect the low Chinook salmon run.

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