Support Growing For Tongas NF Roadless Rule Protection

The following is courtesy of Citizens for the Republic: Alexandria, VA– Conservative leaders have vocalized their support over the past few months for maintaining the protections of the U.S. Forest Service‚Äôs Roadless Rule, which safeguards almost ten million acres of federally protected land in the Tongass National Forest from the destructive, taxpayer-subsidized forest clearcutting.  A … Read more Support Growing For Tongas NF Roadless Rule Protection

Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament Canceled

Here’s the official press release on the cancelation: In response to the guidelines from our state and federal authorities, the 2020 Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament has been canceled. Our priorities now must be focused on the safety of our community members and getting in front of the COVID-19 virus. All current registrations will be … Read more Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament Canceled

Bristol Bay Fishermen Urged To Delay Start Of Sockeye Season

The coronavirus spread has taken a toll on so many industries and workers’ livelihood, that a group has encouraged the profitable and critical Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishing season be delayed over COVID-19 concerns shouldn’t come as a surprise. Here’s more from KTUU: On Thursday, the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, which represents the … Read more Bristol Bay Fishermen Urged To Delay Start Of Sockeye Season

Coronavirus Concerns Delay 20/21 Proposals Deadline

The board is seeking regulatory proposals for changes in the subsistence, personal use, sport, guided sport, and commercial fishing regulations for Southeast and Yakutat finfish and shellfish, Prince William Sound finfish and shellfish (including the Upper Copper River and Upper Susitna River), and all other shellfish Statewide. The board may also accept subsistence related proposals … Read more Coronavirus Concerns Delay 20/21 Proposals Deadline

ADFG Announces New Fishing Regs

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:   New Regulations for North Gulf Coast Area Sport Fisheries in 2020 (Anchorage) – The Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) adopted several proposals establishing new sport fish regulations for the North Gulf Coast Management Area at the December 2019 Lower Cook Inlet … Read more ADFG Announces New Fishing Regs

April 25 Is New Scheduled Date For Homer King Salmon Tournament

I’ve been out of the office for a week, so apologies for the delay in posting the change in the Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament. Here’s the Homer Chamber of Commerce with more on the new date: In consultation with a variety of community stakeholders including the City of Homer, South Peninsula Hospital, the charter … Read more April 25 Is New Scheduled Date For Homer King Salmon Tournament

Peterson Creek Sport Fishery To Shut Down

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that Peterson Creek, north of Juneau, is closed to sport fishing. Specific restrictions are as follows: The waters of Peterson Creek, including Peterson Lagoon, from the intertidal waters … Read more Peterson Creek Sport Fishery To Shut Down