Harvesting the groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska
Alaska Whitefish Trawlers Association ® P.O. Box 991, Kodiak, AK 99615
The Alaska Whitefish Trawlers Association
-Representing the interest of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) shore-based, catcher-vessel trawl industry for over four decades.
-Membership consists of local trawlers delivering groundfish to shore-based processors in the Central and Western Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea*. We focus on harvesting the abundant groundfish resources in the GOA using sustainable fishing practices to ensure the preservation of our fishery while minimizing negative impacts on other fisheries.
-As harvesters we play a significant role in consistently keeping Kodiak, Alaska one of the top fishing ports in the nation.
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*Qualification of Membership. Membership limited to trawl orientated seafood harvesters. The harvesters shall be deemed to include only those persons engaged in the fishing industry as boat owners (or representatives of boat owner e.g. managers), captains, and crew members. (Seafood) processors who purchase product, whether shore based or mothership based are not eligible to join the association.
Alaska Whitefish Trawlers Assoc. ByLaws Article II, Section I