Nonresidents Can Fish For Kings Again In Southeast AK

The folllowing is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Nonresident King Salmon Closure Rescinded August 16 (Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today, that the nonresident king salmon closure will be rescinded on August 16. Nonresident anglers may again retain king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat marine … Read more Nonresidents Can Fish For Kings Again In Southeast AK

Youth-Only Eklutna Tailrace Coho Fishery Set For Aug. 17

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Eklutna Tailrace Youth-Only Coho Salmon Fishery on August 17 (Palmer) – The 2019 Eklutna Tailrace Coho Salmon Youth-Only Fishery will take place from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019. The Eklutna Tailrace Youth-Only Fishery allows anglers 15 years and … Read more Youth-Only Eklutna Tailrace Coho Fishery Set For Aug. 17

The Kid Is Alright! 12-Year-Old Wins Women’s Valdez Silver Derby

  The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: 12-YEAR-OLD WINS VALDEZ WOMEN’S SILVER SALMON DERBY VALDEZ, Alaska – “Being crowned something or anything is just a bit shocking to me”, 12-year-old Maleah Chapin said after being crowned Queen of the Silver Salmon Sisterhood on Saturday in Valdez. Chapin caught a 13.46 pound silver salmon … Read more The Kid Is Alright! 12-Year-Old Wins Women’s Valdez Silver Derby

Slow Coho Run Prompts ADFG To Close Little Susitna To Bait Fishing

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – In an effort to increase the number of coho salmon passing through the Little Susitna River weir, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is prohibiting the use of bait on the Little Susitna River from its mouth up to … Read more Slow Coho Run Prompts ADFG To Close Little Susitna To Bait Fishing

Fish Creek Gets Increased Sockeye Fishing Opportunities (Updated)

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – Due to a strong run of sockeye salmon into Fish Creek, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the bag and possession limits for salmon, other than king salmon, 16 inches or greater in length to six per … Read more Fish Creek Gets Increased Sockeye Fishing Opportunities (Updated)

Celebrating Women And Hunting In Alaska

Our former correspondent Christine Cunningham wrote a great piece in the Anchorage Daily News  on the stigma and blowback that women  sometimes face. Please read the entire story, but here’s a sampling of Cunningham’s points: When I told a girlfriend I had gone duck hunting, she asked, “Why?” At the time, my reason for going … Read more Celebrating Women And Hunting In Alaska

Sockeye Limits Increased In Saltery Creek Weir

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Kodiak) – The recent number of sockeye salmon passing through the Saltery Creek weir is allowing the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) to restore the bag and possession limits for sockeye salmon in the Saltery Cove drainage from two fish to five fish. These … Read more Sockeye Limits Increased In Saltery Creek Weir

2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits Must be Returned by Aug. 15

  The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) would like to remind 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon permit holders that Thursday, August 15, 2019, is the deadline to report your harvest for the Kasilof River gillnet, Kasilof and Kenai … Read more 2019 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits Must be Returned by Aug. 15