Hatchery King Salmon Fishing Set To Open In Petersburg/Wrangell

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Petersburg) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today the sport fishing regulations for Alaska hatchery-produced king salmon in areas near Petersburg and Wrangell. Wrangell Narrows/Blind Slough Terminal Harvest Area Described as that portion of Wrangell Narrows south of 56° 46′ … Read more Hatchery King Salmon Fishing Set To Open In Petersburg/Wrangell

State Opening Hatchery King Salmon Fishery At Hidden Falls On June 1

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Sitka) – Beginning Monday, June 1, through Sunday, June 14, 2020, the king salmon regulations in the vicinity of Hidden Falls Hatchery are as follows: In the waters (crosshatched area–See Map) within one nautical mile of the Baranof Island shoreline south of the … Read more State Opening Hatchery King Salmon Fishery At Hidden Falls On June 1

State Opens Sport Fishing for King Salmon In Juneau-Area Hatcheries

The following is courtesy of Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that sport fishing regulations for hatchery-produced king salmon will be liberalized in a designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area near Juneau (see attached map). These new regulations are intended … Read more State Opens Sport Fishing for King Salmon In Juneau-Area Hatcheries

“Bait and Switch!” “Fantasy Mine!” New Proposed Pebble Mine Access Route Rankles Bristol Bay Officials

Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new preferred road and infrastructure access route for the proposed Pebble Mine, a complete reversal of previous proposals that has drawn the ire of Bristol Bay conservation and environmental groups that have opposed the mine, using terms such as “bait and switch” and “fantasy mine.” SalmonState … Read more “Bait and Switch!” “Fantasy Mine!” New Proposed Pebble Mine Access Route Rankles Bristol Bay Officials

Feds Propose Predator Hunting Changes To Government Lands

Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News on the possible changes: The moves drew alarm from conservation groups who said the new rules will support extreme measures to kill predators and their young in national preserves in Alaska. They said a proposed rule change would allow brown bear baiting in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge … Read more Feds Propose Predator Hunting Changes To Government Lands