Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Kodiak) – In support of increasing harvest opportunities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the bag and possession limit for sockeye salmon to 10 fish in the Saltery Cove drainage. This regulatory change is effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, July 24 … Read more Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased

Bristol Bay’s Sockeye Run Sets A Record

As those in and out of Bristol Bay fight to prevent the Pebble Mine project from ever becoming a reality, several organizations were celebrating the news that the sockeye run was the largest on record. Here’s some reaction, starting with SalmonState: ANCHORAGE—63,220,985 sockeye have returned to Bristol Bay’s lakes, rivers and streams this season as … Read more Bristol Bay’s Sockeye Run Sets A Record

Situk River King Salmon Sport Fishery Reopened Below The Weir

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Situk River King Salmon Sport Fishery Reopens Below Weir July 20 The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that the king salmon sport fishery on the Situk River reopened to the retention of large king salmon below the Situk River weir on … Read more Situk River King Salmon Sport Fishery Reopened Below The Weir

ADFG Updates Chinook Fishery Closures To Kenai, Kasilof Rivers And Cook Inlet Waters

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Kenai River Closed to King Salmon Fishing (Soldotna) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and increasing fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is closing the king salmon fishery throughout the entire Kenai River … Read more ADFG Updates Chinook Fishery Closures To Kenai, Kasilof Rivers And Cook Inlet Waters

Potus To Restore Roadless Rule Protection For Tongass NF (Updated)

As has been suggested recently, the Biden administration will go back to a previous protection plan to block logging in and around Southeast Alaska’s massive Tongass National Forest. Here’s more from the Washington Post: The changes would mark a major shift for a region that has relied on felling massive trees for more than a … Read more Potus To Restore Roadless Rule Protection For Tongass NF (Updated)

Coghill River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:  (Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the bag and possession limits for sockeye salmon in the Coghill River drainage to 12 fish per day and 24 in possession effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 15 through 11:59 p.m. Friday, … Read more Coghill River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased