ADFG Makes Correction On Bag Limits For Ketchikan Kings

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Ketchikan- The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing a correction to the news release and maps dated June 10, 2019 detailing the sport fishing regulations for king salmon in the Ketchikan area. As directed by the Alaska Board of … Read more ADFG Makes Correction On Bag Limits For Ketchikan Kings

Column: An Author’s Passion For Salmon

Editor’s note: Alaska Sporting Journal featured an interview with Gulick and a sport fishing-focused excerpt from her new book, The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind, in the May issue. This month’s Salmon State column features a profile of Gulick’s work and a short excerpt from the book about the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge.  … Read more Column: An Author’s Passion For Salmon

Kenai, Kasilof Rivers Opening For Kings With No Bait Allowed

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishery Starting July with No Bait (Soldotna) – 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 … Read more Kenai, Kasilof Rivers Opening For Kings With No Bait Allowed

Gray Whales, Seals Are Being Found Dead In Alaska

58 gray whales have washed up dead from California to Alaska this year. Most were malnourished. Scientists say warming oceans and record drops in sea ice near Alaska, where they build up most of their fat, is affecting their entire food web. pic.twitter.com/dfm24gRO4g — AJ+ (@ajplus) May 20, 2019   At least 60 ice seals … Read more Gray Whales, Seals Are Being Found Dead In Alaska

Russian River, Upper Kenai Sockeye Bag Limits Increasing

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing regulation liberalization by increasing limits of sockeye salmon to nine per day, eighteen in possession for the Russian River and a section of the mainstem Upper … Read more Russian River, Upper Kenai Sockeye Bag Limits Increasing

Valdez Halibut Derby Update: 285-Pounder Still Leading

The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: CHANCES OF KNOCKING OFF THE LEADERS IN VALDEZ HALIBUT DERBY  VALDEZ, Alaska – Christine Ives of Fairbanks is still in the lead in the Valdez Halibut Derby with the 285.6 pound halibut she caught June 6th aboard theNunatak. David Stack of Tyler, Texas is still in 2nd place overall … Read more Valdez Halibut Derby Update: 285-Pounder Still Leading

Senators From Alaska, Other Border States Send Message To B.C. About Mining

The following press release is courtesy of Salmon Beyond Borders: Washington, D.C.—In an unprecedented and bipartisan effort, all eight U.S. senators from the four U.S. states bordering B.C. — Alaska, Montana, Washington and Idaho — are urging British Columbia Premier John Horgan to recognize that contamination from upstream B.C. mining in shared U.S./Canada rivers threatens American … Read more Senators From Alaska, Other Border States Send Message To B.C. About Mining