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The Port Moller test fishery is meant to help fisherman and processors in Bristol Bay to predict the timing, composition and size of the sockeye run. This season the study did well to predict run timing, but was not as accurate sampling the run's composition. [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
This just in from Troy after flying yesterdayIt looked like the run was going to develop well early on but didn't. Water levels are low in a lot of the non-mainland smaller systems that don't have a glacier or snow field above them. Not crisis mode yet, but I wouldn't [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
Weather the weatherSo I contacted all the Regional Managers about water levels due to this extended dry spell. Everyone said it was not a concern yet except… today's surveys of lower District 3 showed very low water levels. A few of the Klakas streams had dried up completely. As Scott [...]
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
The state is barring retention of Chinook salmon in commercial and recreational fisheries throughout Southeast Alaska.More details in this press release. [...]
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
Source: Deckboss
While the count is not officially complete, the 56.2 million total run is bigger than all recorded years but 1980, 1995, and 2015. The harvest of 37.5 million is bested only by 1993, 1996, and 2016. [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
As fishing winds down, hundreds of drift boats are hauled back out of the water in Naknek, most inside of about one busy week. For the boat haulers, it can be a tricky but lucrative business on the front and back end of the fishing season. [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
In an era where most of the United States has easy access to information at the click of a button, Alaska remains unique. Vast distances between communities combined with a lack of technological infrastructure makes getting information to rural communities a challenge. [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
Source: USCG Alaska Blog
Coast Guard members from across Alaska share why they joined during this Coast Guard Day. Why did you join the Coast Guard? [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
Source: USCG Alaska Blog
The Togiak District in Bristol Bay edged past the bottom end of its escapement goal late in July. The mark was reached just days after the rule prohibiting fisherman to transfer to Togiak from other districts was lifted. [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries

 

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