Concerns over Governor's nominee for AK Board of Fisheries

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There is controversy over Governor Bill Walker's appointment of a new member of the Alaska Board of Fisheries. The Governor has chosen commercial fisherman Duncan Fields to fill the spot for a three-year term. 

Ricky Gease, executive director of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association, hopes lawmakers vote no.

"This nomination by the Governor stacks the board with a clear majority voice for commercial fishing interests," Gease said on Thursday.

Concerns over Governor's nominee for AK Board of Fisheries

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