Upper Copper River King Salmon Limits Decreased To One Fish

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 20, the annual limit of king salmon for the Upper Copper River drainage is reduced from 4 to 1 fish. Any king salmon harvested from the Upper Copper River drainage prior to June 20 does not count toward … Read more Upper Copper River King Salmon Limits Decreased To One Fish

Senate Passes Through Great American Outdoors Act

As the above tweets suggest, both sides of the political aisle are – in a rare moment of bipartisan unity – celebrating the passing of the Great American Outdoors Act. Here’s more from The Associated Press: The 73-25 vote on Wednesday sends Great American Outdoors Act to the House, where approval is expected. It would … Read more Senate Passes Through Great American Outdoors Act

Black Bear Was Killed, Transported Illegally By Florida Man On Kenai Peninsula

The term “Florida man” has become a bit of a punch line in social media circles. So here’s an other Florida man headline: a bear was killed illegally on the Kenai Peninsula and a – you guessed it – Florida man was fined $8,000 and put on probation for it. Here’s KTVA TV with more: … Read more Black Bear Was Killed, Transported Illegally By Florida Man On Kenai Peninsula

Bristol Bay Organizations Release Joint Statement On Pebble Mine Revenue Sharing Proposal

Representatives from Bristol Bay Native Organization, United Tribes of Bristol Bay, Commercial Fisherman for Bristol Bay and Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation released a joint statement in reaction to Pebble Partnership’s plan for revenue sharing for Bristol Bay residents if the Pebble Mine project is completed. Here’s the statement:  DILLINGHAM, AK – Bristol Bay organizations, … Read more Bristol Bay Organizations Release Joint Statement On Pebble Mine Revenue Sharing Proposal

Youth Fishing Opportunities Around Alaska

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Youth-Only Fishing at Seward Lagoon June 17 – June 30 (Anchorage) – The Seward Lagoon and Lagoon Outfall stream will be open to king (Chinook) salmon fishing for youth anglers aged 15 years or younger only, from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 17 through 11:59 … Read more Youth Fishing Opportunities Around Alaska

Alaska Halibut Charter Regulations Adopted

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: 2020 Regulations Revised for Charter Halibut Anglers  (Juneau) – On May 20, 2020, the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) met in a special session to recommend changes to the charter-caught halibut size and annual limits in IPHC Regulatory Areas 2C and 3A. These regulatory … Read more Alaska Halibut Charter Regulations Adopted

Kasilof River King Salmon Sport Fishery Opens July 1 With No Bait, Single-Hook Lures

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and ensuring fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is prohibiting bait and multiple hooks in the Kasilof River drainage effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 1 through 11:59 p.m. … Read more Kasilof River King Salmon Sport Fishery Opens July 1 With No Bait, Single-Hook Lures