UFA Spring 2017 Meeting

is scheduled for February 21-23,
Juneau, Alaska


Salmon Habitat!

Check out what other fishermen say about Alaska salmon habitat!


Commercial Fishing Facts – Updated

(information from 2014, the most recent year for which all data is available) Read More

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UFA Update: January 5, 2017

Thanks to New Sea Class Business member – Leading Retirement Solutions & New Bay Class member - Alaska Railroad – Seward Support UFA Business members on our website HERE.  Help support UFA today! Visit 'Become a Member' on our website to see the various membership levels and benefits. Got health insurance for 2017? Open Season on ACA Enrollment Affordable Care Act open enrollment season is open through January 31. Enroll Alaska can provide individual assistance with your enrollment, and follow-up assistance if needed during the life of the plan - bypassing the healthcare.gov system. Or try it on your own at www.healthcare.gov . Businesses: US Small Business Administration:For more on how the Affordable Care Act impacts your business, see www.sba.gov/healthcare.  Board of Fisheries Candidates wanted – see item #14 Contents: Inclusion of an item does not mean that UFA endorses or agrees. Statewide
  1. Walker-Mallott Administration Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
  2. Governor Walker...
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Press Release: AK Fishermen Tell UFA Salmon Habitat Is High Concern

UFA to Release Salmon Habitat Survey Results To-Date at Pacific Marine Expo and Re-Open Survey
Juneau, AK – Alaska commercial fishermen surveyed this summer told UFA that taking good care of Alaska salmon habitat is vitally important to them. In fact, it’s an even higher concern than price! At Pacific Marine Expo this week in Seattle we will share all of our survey results and reopen the survey for fishermen who would still like to weigh in.

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UFA Update: November 10, 2016

Pacific Marine Expo – November 17-19, CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle, WA - Visit UFA at booth #513 Update your contacts for UFA – no hyphen needed. Please add ufa@ufafish.org to your “approved/safe sender” list.   Dear UFA members, businesses and friends,
  1. It’s that time of year! Please register for Pacific Marine Expo (Expo) HERE.
Admission is FREE for qualified attendees if you register before midnight on November 16, 2015… Register by November 14th for a chance at Seahawks tickets. Visit UFA at booth #513 for Expo specials for new and rejoining members, and members who recruit new members! UFA Individual, Crew and Lifetime members receive free subscriptions to both National Fisherman and Pacific Fishing magazines. UFA members also receive monthly news updates and special announcements, UFA decals for their vessel and vehicles, and access to UFA meetings and events. Stop by our booth for new UFA logo...
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Vote while you fish!

Commercial fishermen, crew, processing workers, and others in the fishing industry can make a significant impact on elections. Learn about candidates, their positions on issues, and let candidates know what matters to you, your business, and your family. THEN VOTE.

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Press Release: New UFA Salmon Habitat Program Kicks Off with Survey of Commercial Fishermen

Survey Takers Enter to Win $500 Alaska Airlines or $200 LFS Gift Cards

JUNEAU – United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) is kicking off a new program to connect Alaska commercial fishermen with useful and timely news about the health of the salmon runs that sustain the industry. Called the Salmon Habitat Information Program, or SHIP, UFA is starting with an opinion survey – with hefty prizes – for commercial fishermen.

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