November 21 – 23, 2019

JP Ford

JP Ford

Fisherman - Bristol Bay


JP Ford owner/operator of Bristol Bay gillnetter f/v Bristol Princess since 1979. Mr. Ford has commercial fished for salmon, halibut, herring, and king crab in Cook Inlet, Kodiak, Prince William Sound, Norton Sound and the Bering Sea between 1974 and 1982.
Mr. Ford is an active participant in Alaska commercial fisheries politics and policies. He traditionally fishes the shoulder salmon seasons in Bristol Bay but lately has encountered too many harbor seals in the “off” peak salmon seasons to make the venture economically feasible.  

All presentations by JP Ford

Changes to the Marine Mammal Protection Act

18 Nov 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fisherman's Lounge, Alaska Hall
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