The Alaska Board of Fisheries will decide next month whether and how to change Nushagak District fisheries management in an attempt to conserve the faltering king salmon runs. The deadline to submit on-time public comments is Feb. 23. The board members have said they will pay close attention to what the local advisory committee and stakeholders recommend.

But the Nushagak Advisory Committee, which is tasked with recommending regulatory changes, has yet to complete its suggestions on the state’s draft action plan to protect kings.

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