State Closing Situk River King Salmon Fishery

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Situk River Closed to Sport Fishing for King Salmon (Yakutat) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday, May 4, sport fishing for king salmon in the Situk River is closed. … Read more State Closing Situk River King Salmon Fishery

With Fewer Visitor Expected, Charter Boat Owners Want Halibut Limits Changed

Alaskans depend on tourists to keep the economy churning, and with the COVID-19 pandemic making summer traveling uncertain, halibut charter boat owners are hoping for a change with regards to bag limits. Here’s more from KTUU: In a letter to the Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries, halibut charter stakeholders requested that for regulatory area 3A … Read more With Fewer Visitor Expected, Charter Boat Owners Want Halibut Limits Changed

3 Alaska Organizations Want More Clarity Over Chinook Decline Causes

The following is courtesy of SalmonState, Alaska Trollers Association and Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association: Juneau, AK – SalmonState, Alaska Trollers Association and Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association are joined by sport and charter fishermen to condemn the Wild Fish Conservancy’s recent misguided decision to attack Alaskan fishing families, rather than the underlying cause of the Southern Resident … Read more 3 Alaska Organizations Want More Clarity Over Chinook Decline Causes

Defend Bristol Bay Hosting Virtual Townhall On Tuesday

During our previous Virtual Townhall, over 300 of you tuned in to get an update and learn how you can help. We had great questions and engagement. In response, we want to continue this series and give all of our supporters another chance to get engaged from the comfort and safety of your homes. Because … Read more Defend Bristol Bay Hosting Virtual Townhall On Tuesday

Board Of Game Accepting Comments Over Proposed Hunting Regulation Changes

The following press release is courtesy of the the Alaska Board of Game: Notice is given that the Alaska Board of Game, under the Authority of Title 16, Alaska Statutes, proposes to adopt changes to Title 5 of the Alaska Administrative Code, Chapters 85 and 92 dealing with the taking of bear in Game Management … Read more Board Of Game Accepting Comments Over Proposed Hunting Regulation Changes

2014 EPA Pebble Mine Suit Rejected By Court

Even during a pandemic, the Pebble Mine hot stove keeps burning – in this case a 2014 Environmental Protection Agency case that was rejected by a judge. Here’s more from the Associated Press via the Anchorage Daily News: The EPA determination had concluded the mining project posed too great a threat to the salmon-rich waters … Read more 2014 EPA Pebble Mine Suit Rejected By Court

ADFG: Commercial, Charter Salmon Fishing Can Go On For Now

Per the Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang says that even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, commercial fishing season should continue. Here’s more from ADN: Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang said in an interview that he is certainly aware of the issues that could arise from … Read more ADFG: Commercial, Charter Salmon Fishing Can Go On For Now