Small Winning Fish In Seward Silver Salmon Derby

As the Anchorage Daily News reports, the winning coho was only small in size, not small in prize money for the winner, Anhcorage’s David Frenier: Frenier, a 67-year-old from Anchorage, earned the $10,000 first-place prize for reeling in a silver nearly 1.5 pounds lighter than the previous smallest derby winner. He landed his 13.61-pound silver … Read more Small Winning Fish In Seward Silver Salmon Derby

POTUS Makes Plans For Arctic Drilling Despite Opposition

Here’s the New York Times with more: The decision sets the stage for what is expected to be a fierce legal battle over the fate of the refuge’s vast, remote coastal plain, which is believed to sit atop billions of barrels of oil but is also home to polar bears and migrating herds of caribou. The … Read more POTUS Makes Plans For Arctic Drilling Despite Opposition

State Sets Cook Inlet and North Gulf Coast Sport and Subsistence Tanner Crab Limit

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:  (Homer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) announced today the Cook Inlet and North Gulf Coast sport and subsistence Tanner crab fisheries season, gear, and limits for the 2020-2021 season. The “limited” Tanner crab fisheries will be open from October 1 … Read more State Sets Cook Inlet and North Gulf Coast Sport and Subsistence Tanner Crab Limit

Defend Bristol Bay Calls On Sen. Dan Sullivan To Take Action On Pebble

The following is courtesy of Defend Bristol Bay: Goodness, we feel like a broken record. But where in the world is Senator Dan Sullivan?Since the Pebble Mine Final Environmental Impact Statement was released on July 24th, Pebble has been front and center in the news. Let’s recap:July 24 – Pebble FEIS released and is roundly … Read more Defend Bristol Bay Calls On Sen. Dan Sullivan To Take Action On Pebble

Seafood Companies To Distribute Bristol Bay Salmon During Poor Chignik Return

The following press release is courtesy of Alaskans Own and Northline Seafoods: Sitka, AK – This week, Alaskans Own and Northline Seafoods announced that they are teaming up to bring 45,000 pounds of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon to Alaska Native villages experiencing record-low salmon returns this year. The unique partnership, made possible by Catch Together, … Read more Seafood Companies To Distribute Bristol Bay Salmon During Poor Chignik Return

Tanana River Drainage Closing To Chum Salmon Fishing (Updated)

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Division of Sport Fish is closing the Tanana River drainage to sport fishing for chum salmon, effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 14, 2020. All chum salmon caught incidentally while fishing for other species may not be removed from the water and must … Read more Tanana River Drainage Closing To Chum Salmon Fishing (Updated)