Parts Of Cook Inlet King Salmon Fishing Shutting Down

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Homer) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and ensuring sport fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is closing sport fishing for king salmon, including catch-and-release, in the Cook Inlet saltwaters north of the latitude of … Read more Parts Of Cook Inlet King Salmon Fishing Shutting Down

Valdez Halibut Derby Gets Started

The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: VALDEZ HALIBUT DERBY UNDERWAY AND VALDEZ SILVER SALMON DERBY SLATED TO START AS SCHEDULED IN JULY VALDEZ, Alaska – The Valdez Halibut Derby kicked off Memorial Day weekend and three Fairbanks anglers filled the top three spots on the leaderboard. Charles Young of Fairbanks keeps his boat … Read more Valdez Halibut Derby Gets Started

Alaska/Washington-Based Fishing Trawler Suffers COVID-19 Outbreak

Here’s more on the outbreak from The Seattle Times: The test results for the FV American Dynasty are a somber finding for the North Pacific fishing industry, which has been trying to keep the novel coronavirus off the ships and out of the shore-based plants that produce much of the nation’s seafood. The outbreak also underscores the … Read more Alaska/Washington-Based Fishing Trawler Suffers COVID-19 Outbreak

EPA: No Delay In Pebble Mine Timeline

With everything else going on in the country, Pebble Mine news shouldn’t be forgotten, especially when the Environmental Protection Agency gets involved. Here’s more from the Washington Post: Rich Nolan, president and chief executive of the National Mining Association, also welcomed the EPA’s determination. “It is encouraging to see the permitting process proceeding as intended … Read more EPA: No Delay In Pebble Mine Timeline

Sitka Company Delivering Wild Salmon To Consumers In Pandemic

The following is courtesy of Alaskans Own: Sitka, AK – This week, the Alaskans Own Community Supported Fishery (CSF) delivered its first monthly seafood shares to members in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Juneau, Sitka, and Seattle. This summer’s seafood shares will include some of Southeast Alaska’s most prized seafood species, including winter king salmon, coho salmon, halibut, … Read more Sitka Company Delivering Wild Salmon To Consumers In Pandemic

State Will Open Ketchikan Creek To Sportfishing

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Ketchikan) – Ketchikan Creek will be open to sport fishing for all species, including king salmon, beginning 12:01 a.m. June 1 through 11:59 p.m. December 31, 2020. The bag and possession limit for king salmon in Ketchikan Creek is two king salmon of … Read more State Will Open Ketchikan Creek To Sportfishing

How Alaska Will Handle Combat Fishing Concerns

As salmon runs approach and dip net fisheries attract many anglers to river shorelines, the state’s iconic combat fishing areas become more of a health issue in the era of coronavirus. Here’s KTVA TV with more: Lipka said Fish and Game is receiving calls from residents concerned about safety and potential restrictions in the state’s … Read more How Alaska Will Handle Combat Fishing Concerns