Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, left, the vice chairman of the Alaska House Special Committee on Fisheries, listens to committee Chairman Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, ask a question during a hearing on a ... more 
Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage, left, the vice chairman of the Alaska House Special Committee on Fisheries, listens to committee Chairman Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, ask a question during a hearing on a proposed federal halibut allocation plan on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, in Anchorage, Alaska. The allocation proposal could cut the number of Pacific halibut allowed to be caught by clients of sport fishing charters. (AP Photo/Dan Joling) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dan Joling
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 9:22 PM EDT