Errant commercial fisherman cited by Wildlife Troopers in Sitka

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Ketchikan commercial fisherman has been cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the Sitka post for fishing in closed waters.

    A Trooper dispatch reports that the Fishing Vessel Little Lady was observed setting a commercial herring seine in waters not opened by emergency order to commercial fishing.

    The operator and permit holder, 58-year-old Daniel F. Castle was cited.  The dispatch says no fish were retained in the set.   

    Arraignment is set in Sitka District Court

     

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