Ban On Nonresident Bear Hunts Take Toll On Alaska Guides

The state of Alaska’s dramatic decision last week to close all bear hunting – Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commssioner Doug Vincent-Lang quickly changed the state’s tune that day and kept resident bear hunting open – nonresidents aren’t able to participate in the spring bear hunts, with most beginning in May around the state. … Read more Ban On Nonresident Bear Hunts Take Toll On Alaska Guides

Commercial Fishermen Pondering Plans For Salmon Season Amid Virus

Here’s a little more about the plans and attempt to keep workers safe while the virus continues to spread from the Associated Press: The goal is to standardize new health guidelines and corresponding procedures for each fishery to ensure fishermen and support workers know what is expected, Leach said. Industry leaders are developing and submitting … Read more Commercial Fishermen Pondering Plans For Salmon Season Amid Virus

Kuskokwim River Drainage Closing To King Salmon Fishing

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Kuskokwim River Drainage Closed to Sport Fishing for King Salmon (Fairbanks) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is closing the entire Kuskokwim River drainage (including all tributaries) to sport fishing for king salmon, effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2020. This does … Read more Kuskokwim River Drainage Closing To King Salmon Fishing

Update: State Reverses Course: Residents Can Hunt Bears Again

Update: Bear hunting in Alaska: A letter from ADF&G Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang (JUNEAU) — Yesterday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed non-resident and resident general hunting for brown and black bear through May 31. This was done to reduce non-critical travel in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus across … Read more Update: State Reverses Course: Residents Can Hunt Bears Again

Sportfishing For Southeast Slope Rockfish Set To Open

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Sport Fishing for Slope Rockfish Opens in Southeast Alaska  The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that opportunity for slope rockfish species will be open April 3, 2020 through January 31, 2021. Resident and nonresident anglers: The … Read more Sportfishing For Southeast Slope Rockfish Set To Open