Professional Memberships

By on January 9, 2018

Chinook Shores Lodge Sportfishing FleetChinook Shores Lodge and it’s employees are active member of these local, regional and national organizations:

American Fisheries Society (AFS)

Founded in 1870, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world’s oldest and largest fisheries science society. The mission of AFS is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals. With five journals and numerous books and conferences, AFS is the leading source of fisheries science and management information in North America and around the world.  For more information, visit: www.fisheries.org.

Alaska Charter Association (ACA)

The Alaska Charter Association is a statewide organization representing about 180 charter and associated businesses. Its mission-“to preserve and protect those fishing rights and resources necessary for the Alaska charter fleet to best serve the recreational fishery.” Any angler, resident or non-resident, can support this cause by becoming a member. Learn more about ACA…

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Ketchikan Chamber advocates on behalf of members to promote a healthy business climate that recognizes Ketchikan’s quality of life and economic potential. Learn more about the Chamber…

Ketchikan Visitors Bureau (KVB)

The Ketchikan Visitors Bureau (KVB) is a non-profit, year-round organization whose primary purpose is to market Ketchikan as a visitor destination. The KVB was founded by Ketchikan residents in 1976, and is the second oldest visitor bureau in Alaska. “To promote the Greater Ketchikan Area as a visitor destination and meeting site, to enhance the economy of the community and assist in promotion of the area’s attractions and events.” Learn more about the KVB…

National Association of Charterboat Operators (NACO)

NACO is the national association of charterboat owners and operators that was formed in 1991. Representing thousands of individuals all across the United States, our membership includes marine charters who provide fishing, sailing, diving, eco-tours, and other excursion vessels who carry passengers for hire. As the premiere Association that represents charter boat interests, our objective is to improve the professional charter boat operator’s bottom line and to provide a strong voice in Washington, DC. Learn more about NACO…

Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA)

NMTA is the country’s largest regional marine association. Founded in 1947 to fight a proposed special tax on boaters, the Association quickly expanded its vision of a unified industry by pitching a tent on the shores of Lake Union and holding its first boat show. Today, with a membership exceeding 700, participation of individual companies like yours makes business better for all. There’s strength in numbers so climb aboard to help yourself and your industry. Learn more about NMTA…

Southeast Alaska Guides Organization (SEAGO)

SEAGO is the voice of Southeast Alaska charter fishing and lodge operations in Alaska and their supporters. We are committed to representing the industry on all critical issues, for the long-term. Our mission is to promote the tradition of sport fishing in Southeast Alaska through reasonable regulations that ensure the long-term sustainability of our businesses and fish resources. Learn more about SEAGO…

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