Juneau-Area King Crab Fishery Set To Shut Down

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today the Juneau Area (Section 11-A) personal use red and blue king crab fishery winter season will close at 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2019. Analyses of effort levels and harvest projections indicate … Read more Juneau-Area King Crab Fishery Set To Shut Down

More Salmon Closures For 2019: Cook Inlet Chinook Shut Down

The following press relase is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) today announced closures to 2019 Northern Cook Inlet (NCI) king salmon commercial and sports fisheries. Subsistence king salmon fisheries in Northern Cook Inlet will also be restricted. The department is restricting and closing king salmon … Read more More Salmon Closures For 2019: Cook Inlet Chinook Shut Down

Susitna, Little Susitna River Salmon Fishing Closed

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: In favor of protecting returning king salmon and ensuring fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing regulation closure for Units 1-6 of the Susitna River drainage effective 6:00 a.m. … Read more Susitna, Little Susitna River Salmon Fishing Closed

Cordova Hunter’s Body Found On Remote Island

The 60-year-old Alaska man set out on a deer hunting trip, and was found dead on an island after being dropped off on the beach on his own, according to authorities.MORE: https://t.co/oKWcZE0N72 https://t.co/rgAvsN1XqU — KTUU.com (@Ch2KTUU) January 2, 2019 From KTUU, an Alaska deer hunter’s body was found on a Chugach National Forest island: David … Read more Cordova Hunter’s Body Found On Remote Island

Salmon Slime Makes For Useful Counting Tool

The following is courtesy of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Siences:  CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams. The study, funded by The National Geographic Society, is published in the journal Molecular Ecology Resources. “When … Read more Salmon Slime Makes For Useful Counting Tool