Susitna River Drainage To Close For King Fishing

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Susitna River drainage king salmon anglers are advised that, in an effort to meet minimum escapement numbers, king salmon sport fisheries within the Susitna River drainage (including Deshka River) will be closed effective 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 4, 2017, through July 13, 2017. … Read more Susitna River Drainage To Close For King Fishing

33,000 Large Late-Run Kings Projected For Kenai River

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The 2017 Kenai River late-run king salmon preseason projection is for 33,000 large (> 34 inches) king salmon. This projection falls above the sustainable escapement goal (SEG) of 13,500 to 27,000 large king salmon. Beginning July 1, 2017, management of Kenai River … Read more 33,000 Large Late-Run Kings Projected For Kenai River

Coast Guard Capsized Rescues Fishing Boat Group

Kudos to the Coast Guard, which rescued two boaters whose fishing vessel capsized in waters off Kodiak Island. The Alaska Dispatch News has more: Anchorage-based Coast Guard officials received a mayday transmission from a good Samaritan boat around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The rescue boat requested help in coordinating a search for the missing boaters, the … Read more Coast Guard Capsized Rescues Fishing Boat Group

Little Susitna River Closed To Salmon Fishing

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:  Anglers are advised that the Little Susitna River is closed to fishing for king salmon beginning 6 a.m.Saturday, July 1, 2017, through the remainder of the king salmon sport fishing season. King salmon fishing during two consecutive three day weekends, July 1 – … Read more Little Susitna River Closed To Salmon Fishing

Nushagak-Mulchatna River Sockeye Limit Increased

  the following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is increasing the bag limit for sockeye salmon from five (5) to ten (10) per day, ten (10) in possession in all waters of the Nushagak-Mulchatna River drainage, excluding the Wood River drainage, … Read more Nushagak-Mulchatna River Sockeye Limit Increased

Prehistoric Fish Trap Unearthed On Kodiak

Archaeologists discover a prehistoric fish trap constructed of rock walls on Alaska's Kodiak Island. https://t.co/XxzFUo7UIY — The Associated Press (@AP) June 29, 2017 Archeologists @AlutiiqMuseum find ancient stone fish trap, petroglyphs w/ @NatlParkService grant #archaeology https://t.co/fjc0vKCYQy — NPS Archeology (@NPSArcheology) June 29, 2017   Cool story coming from Kodiak Island, where arachaeologists discovered the remains … Read more Prehistoric Fish Trap Unearthed On Kodiak