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Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

Gearing up for summit of young fishermen

Selfie of Chris and Iris Nash on the water

The eighth Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit (AYFS) is coming soon. Sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant, the three-day networking and skill-building conference is aimed at new entrants in Alaska’s commercial fishing industry to help them manage and grow their businesses. Next month, it’ll be held at the Westmark Baranof Hotel in downtown Juneau, January 21–23, 2020.…

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Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit unites early career fishermen

young man on a boat deck

Juneau, Alaska—New Alaska commercial fishermen will get a chance to meet and learn with their peers at the sixth Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit coming up in January 2016. The summit, developed by the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, has been held five times in the past seven years. The three-day event focuses on training,…

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