Steve Vanek joined CIAA in 1978, two years after we were formed. He continues to advocate for Cook Inlet salmon fisheries.
Get to Know Board Member Dyer VanDevere
Dyer VanDevere has been a fixture in Cook Inlet commercial fishing since 1968, both onshore and offshore. Read more in this profile of CIAA’s board director.
CIAA accepts petitions for board of directors openings
It’s your chance to contribute your time to build strong fisheries in Cook Inlet. Learn how to submit a petition to become an Inlet Wide member of the CIAA Board of Directors
Cook Inlet setnetter looks back on four decades of fishing
Setnetting is in CIAA board member Page Herring’s blood, and so is helping people develop strong communities
Northern pike: The Arctic’s prize catch is Southcentral’s predator
Northern pike are a threat to salmon native to Southcental Alaska. Learn how CIAA works to eliminate this unwanted invader from our waters.
It’s Sockeye Smolt-Out Time at Tustumena Lake
Each year, CIAA conducts “smolt out” counts at Kasilof River of juvenile sockeye on their way out of Tustumena Lake toward Cook Inlet.
Transporting Salmon From Hatcheries to Net Pens
In the spring, CIAA begins transporting salmon smolt to temporary holding pens near the ocean. Learn how the process helps boost returns.