Strong Reaction To ‘Pebble Tapes’ Suggesting Bigger Mine Plans

From the Forbes report: A series of undercover videotapes released yesterday from the non-profit Environmental Investigation Agency reveal damning conversations between EIA investigators and executives of the companies behind the controversial Pebble Mine. The proposed project sits at the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay, home to the biggest remaining wild salmon run on the planet … Read more Strong Reaction To ‘Pebble Tapes’ Suggesting Bigger Mine Plans

ADFG Board Of Fisheries Proposal Book Now Available

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Alaska Board of Fisheries Announces the 2020-2021 Proposal Book The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) announces the 2020-2021 Proposal Book is now available. The board accepted 275 proposals for review during its Prince William Sound finfish and shellfish, Southeast and Yakutat finfish and … Read more ADFG Board Of Fisheries Proposal Book Now Available

Fishing Industries Team Up To Donate Salmon To Southeast Alaska Families

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Longline Fisherman’s Association: Sitka, AK – This month, a regionwide effort to help Southeast Alaskans reliant on subsistence salmon fisheries is culminating in the distribution of 49,000 pounds of wild salmon to families from Yakutat to Hydaburg. The distribution is the result of the cooperation of dozens of … Read more Fishing Industries Team Up To Donate Salmon To Southeast Alaska Families

Enjoying An Alaska Fishing Adventure Amid A Pandemic

The following appears in the September issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY PETE ROBBINS KING SALMON, Alaska–By the time COVID-19 fully inhabited the national consciousness in mid-March, Nanci Morris Lyon, owner and operator of King Salmon’s Bear Trail Lodge, knew she’d have some tough days and tough decisions ahead of her. Those suspicions proved accurate … Read more Enjoying An Alaska Fishing Adventure Amid A Pandemic

Coho Bag Limits Increased On Pasagshak, Olds, and American Rivers

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Kodiak) – In support of increasing fishing opportunities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the coho salmon bag limit for the Pasagshak, Olds, and American rivers to two per day and in possession through the end of the year. This … Read more Coho Bag Limits Increased On Pasagshak, Olds, and American Rivers

Native Tribes, States To File Suit Against Arctic NWR Drilling Plans

Here’s more on the lawsuit from the Anchorage Daily News, which reports the suit was based on a decision by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt: They challenge Bernhardt’s signing last month that finalized a plan that puts all available land, or 1.6 million acres in the coastal plain, on the table for possible leasing … Read more Native Tribes, States To File Suit Against Arctic NWR Drilling Plans

State Imposes Closure Of Fortymile Caribou Hunt Along Stretch Of Taylor Highway

Here’s the link to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game release and the imposed regulations: Due to safety concerns, a no-caribou-hunting corridor will be implemented along a portion of the Taylor Highway. Effective at 11:59 PM September 9, 2020, caribou hunting will not be allowed within 100 feet from either side of the road, … Read more State Imposes Closure Of Fortymile Caribou Hunt Along Stretch Of Taylor Highway