Alaska Wildlife Troopers have been cracking down on illegal angling at a popular Juneau fishing spot.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks commercial fishing as the deadliest job in the United States. And despite the popular notion from reality TV's Deadliest Catch, which features Alaskan crab fishermen, the most dangerous American fishery is in the Northeast.
Subsistence fishing for salmon is happening on the Kuskokwim River even though closures are in place.
Jason W. Duby to pay $5,220, serve three years probation, and lose hunting privileges for a year.
Michael Patrick Duby ordered to serve nine months in jail, pay fines and restitution.
Jason Duby, Joel Duby, and Michael W. Duby are accused of hunting and sport fish guiding violations.
Blake Coombs was a deckhand and Benjamin Olson allegedly shot a beaver while bear hunting with Michael Duby.
Hawaiian client of a Juneau guide is the latest to be implicated in possible poaching activities in the area.
Jason Duby and Joel Duby face charges related to hunting bear or sport fish guiding without proper licenses and permits.
Former U.S. Senate aide will now be sentenced February 7.