​Harvesting the groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska
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Alaska Whitefish Trawlers Association ® P.O. Box 991, Kodiak, AK 99615
The ​Alaska Whitefish Trawlers Association represents the interest of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) shore-based, catcher-vessel trawl industry and has been active in Kodiak for over four decades.  
Our membership consists of the local trawlers that deliver groundfish to the City of Kodiak*.  Our focus is on the harvesting of the abundant groundfish resources in the GOA using sustainable fishing practices that ensure the preservation of our fishery while minimizing negative impacts on other fisheries.  
As harvesters, we play a significant role in making Kodiak, AK consistently one of the top fishing ports in the nation. 

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*Qualification of Membership. Membership may be held in the corporation only by 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
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