Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – In an effort to allow dipnetters a greater chance to harvest their household limits of sockeye salmon on the Kasilof River, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is expanding the Kasilof River personal use dipnetting area. Personal use dipnetting from the … Read more Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded

Proposal Period Now Open For 2021 Mat-Su Habitat Protection Project

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Division of Sport Fish is currently accepting proposals for the 2021 Mat-Su Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share Program. The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The Mat-Su Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection … Read more Proposal Period Now Open For 2021 Mat-Su Habitat Protection Project

Safari Club Will Donate 100 Percent Of Muskox Permit Raffle Proceeds To Conservation Programs

The following is courtesy of the Alaska chapter of Safari Club International: In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, Safari Club International’s Alaska Chapter recently voted to donate 100% of the proceeds from their coveted Nunivak Island Muskox Permit raffle to the Alaska Department of Fish & Game’s Wildlife Conservation program.  SCI AK Chapters executive director Louis Cusack … Read more Safari Club Will Donate 100 Percent Of Muskox Permit Raffle Proceeds To Conservation Programs

With Abundance Of King Salmon, Snagging To Be Allowed At Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Starting Tuesday

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Homer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is liberalizing existing sport fishing regulations at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon (Lagoon) and adjacent waters excluding the Homer Boat Harbor by opening this area to snagging beginning 12:00 p.m. (noon) Tuesday, June 30 … Read more With Abundance Of King Salmon, Snagging To Be Allowed At Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Starting Tuesday

Did Army Corps EIS Overlook Earthquake Risk For Pebble Project?

The following press release is courtesy of the Bristol Bay Defense Alliance: DILLINGHAM, AK – New analysis shows that the Pebble’s plan and environmental review does not adequately account for seismic risks at the proposed mine site, leaving the region’s fishery, communities and cultures exposed to significant devastation. A peer-reviewed study by an international team … Read more Did Army Corps EIS Overlook Earthquake Risk For Pebble Project?

New Leader (201.2 Pounds) In Valdez Halibut Derby

The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: VALDEZ, Alaska – “Put the time in. If you’re willing to be patient, most of the time you’ll end up with nice fish,” said Jim Rothenbuhler shortly after catching the 201.2 pound halibut that puts him in the lead in the Valdez Halibut Derby. “Fishing is one of … Read more New Leader (201.2 Pounds) In Valdez Halibut Derby