The following is courtesy of Defend Bristol Bay: Dear Supporter, Happy Wild Salmon Day! For the last four years, thousands of Alaskans have gathered together to celebrate this incredible resource. Because of COVID-19 concerns, this year’s Wild Salmon Day Celebration has gone virtual! The event is happening TODAY in 30 MINUTES, August 10th from 12pm – 2pm Alaska Standard Time. … Read more Happy Wild Salmon Day!
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Saltery River Open to Sport Fishing for Sockeye Salmon (Kodiak) – In support of restoring fishing opportunities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is opening sport fishing for sockeye salmon in the Saltery River drainage. This regulatory change is effective 12:01 a.m. … Read more Saltery River Opening Back Up For Sockeye Fishing
The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: FIRST FISH OF THE DAY WINS LISA CRONK THE DERBY CROWN VALDEZ, Alaska – Well over 400 lady anglers hit the waters out of Valdez Saturday in hopes of catching the largest silver salmon and bringing home the coveted Valdez Women’s Silver Salmon Derby crown. At the … Read more Her First Salmon Of The Day Leads To Valdez Women’s Silver Derby Win
The current president says he’ll “listen to both sides” before deciding on what stance he’ll take on the Pebble Mine. The man set to run against him for commander in chief in November has only side he wants to take. Here’s more from KTUU: Deputy National Press Secretary for Joe Biden’s campaign, Matt Hill, confirmed … Read more Biden: If Elected He’ll Block Pebble Mine Project
Here’s the release from Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Fairbanks) – The State of Alaska Fortymile Registration Hunt (RC860) will open as scheduled this fall on August 10, 2020 in all hunt zones, with the following changes: The resident bag limit has been increased to 2 caribou (either sex) in all Zones to help … Read more Forty-Mile Caribou Hunt Harvest Quota Increased
After a man was killed near the Southcentral Alaska community of Hope in a bear attack, state wildlife officials investigated the DNA of several bears that prompted action. Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News: Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials investigating last week’s fatal bear mauling near Hope killed one brown bear and … Read more After Hope Bear Attack, Wildlife Officials Kill Four Area Bruins
Now that one of President Trump’s sons has voiced his disdain for the Pebble Mine project, the president will have to make up his own mind whether the mine will indeed become a reality in salmon-rich Bristol Bay. Trump, who infamously muttered the words “both sides” when asked about the deadly clash between white supremacists … Read more Trump Says He’ll Look At ‘Both Sides’ In Pebble Mine Talks