State Shutting Down Situk River To King Salmon Fishing

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. Saturday, May 1, sport fishing for king salmon in the Situk River is closed. … Read more State Shutting Down Situk River To King Salmon Fishing

Alaska Tribal Organizations Oppose State Water Plan

Here’s the press release, represented by the United Tribes of Bristol Bay, Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay, Curyung Tribal Council, and the Salmon Habitat Information Program: Alaskans Oppose Dunleavy Administration’s Proposed Changes to Water Reservations System JUNEAU, AK – Tribes, fishermen and Alaskans have voiced extensive concerns over the Dunleavy Administration’s efforts to unduly restrict … Read more Alaska Tribal Organizations Oppose State Water Plan

After COVID Canceled It In 2020, Homer Winter King Derby Is Back

The following appears in the April issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: PHOTOS BY HOMER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BY CHRIS COCOLES In the winter of 2020, the community of Homer was busily preparing for the 27th installment of its popular winter king salmon tournament.But then COVID-19 caught wind of the annual celebration of fishing and ruined … Read more After COVID Canceled It In 2020, Homer Winter King Derby Is Back

Public Comment Period Open For State’s Stocking Program Proposals

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: This news release opens a 10-day public comment period, wherein an amendment to the 2021 Statewide Stocking Plan (SSP) has been proposed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish. All amendments to the SSP which occur outside of … Read more Public Comment Period Open For State’s Stocking Program Proposals

Kuskokwim River Drainage Shutting Down To King Salmon Sport Fishing

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (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. Saturday, May 1, 2021. This does not include the Kuskokwim Bay drainages. All king salmon caught … Read more Kuskokwim River Drainage Shutting Down To King Salmon Sport Fishing

Alaska Board Of Game Accepting 2021-22 Proposal Comments

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Board of Game: 2021/2022 Meeting Cycle The Alaska Board of Game calls for proposed changes to hunting and trapping regulations for the Central/Southwest Region, Statewide Regulations, Areas of Jurisdiction for Antlerless Moose Hunts, and other topics. PROPOSAL DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021 Note: Proposals previously … Read more Alaska Board Of Game Accepting 2021-22 Proposal Comments