About CAMF

About Us

CAMF, formed by Alaskan Peninsula fishermen, aims to preserve Alaska's fisheries. We contribute to regulatory decisions using research, supporting fishermen and their traditions.


Executive Director

Bob Murphy

Bob started working for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in 1986 while attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he received his BS and MS in Fisheries Science. In 1990, he started working on the Alaska Peninsula in Port Moller and retired in 2022 after 33 years, during which he managed the commercial salmon fisheries. In 2023, he started set gillnetting on the Alaska Peninsula.

Board Members

Steve Brown - President

F/V Gideon

BS Wildlife Science - Oregon State University

ADF&G Fisheries biologist 1977-87

Commercial fishing in Alaska since 1988

Fishing Alaska Peninsula since 1996

Tom Wooding - Vice President

F/V Sports Fan

University of Washington, BS, Mechanical Engineering

Licensed mechanical engineer and substitute teacher

Fishing Alaska Peninsula since 1978

Jared Danielson - Treasurer

F/V Five Star

Green River College

Fourth generation Alaskan fisherman.

Fishing the Alaskan Peninsula since 2002

Captain/Owner since 2008

David Polushkin

F/V Delta

Fishing Alaska Peninsula since 1986

Chris Clemens

F/V Rough Rider

Chris was born in 1983 in Seward Alaska. He grew up fishing with his father. Seining in Kodiak in the summers and long lining in the gulf of Alaska in the winters. After high school, he got his license and worked abroad on tugs for five years transiting the Panama Canal 6 times and almost sailing all the way to Idaho up the Columbia River. He moved back to Alaska in 2008 and started fishing in the Alaskan Peninsula.

Robert Mack

F/V Janice

Lifelong King Cove resident

Fishing Alaska Peninsula since 1990

Halibut long lining since 1996

Fishing Pot Cod and Tanner Crab since 2005

Captain of the Janice since 2015

Zach Wooding

F/V Legacy

Boise State University, BS in Gaming, Interactive Media, and Mobile Technology (GIMM)

Fishing Alaska Peninsula since 2005

Captain since 2013