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UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 5 EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-05-16

July 5th, 2016

Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 5 opens commercial salmon fishing with set gillnets in the Kasilof Section of the Upper Subdistrict from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Drift gillnetting will be opened in the Kasilof Section (not the Expanded Kasilof Section) of the Upper Subdistrict from 8:00 a.m. … + read more

2016 Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishing Outlook from ADF&G

July 5th, 2016

Based on the preseason outlook, the 2016 Kenai River late-run king salmon total run is expected to be approximately 30,000 fish. Expected harvest scenarios in a run this size without fishery restrictions risks not achieving the lower end of the sustainable escapement goal. Therefore, beginning on July 1, the Kenai River sport fishery will be … + read more

Lower Kenai Opens to King Salmon Harvest

June 16th, 2016

This emergency order supersedes Emergency Order 2-KS-1-15-16, issued Friday, June 3, 2016. This emergency order allows the harvest of king salmon while sport fishing in the Kenai River from its mouth upstream to an ADF&G regulatory marker located approximately 300 yards downstream from the mouth of Slikok Creek. In addition, retention of king salmon is … + read more

DESHKA RIVER KING SALMON ANNUAL HARVEST LIMIT RESTORED TO FIVE

June 10th, 2016

June 10, 2016 For Immediate Release The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is restoring the annual harvest limit of king salmon 20 inches or greater in length in the Deshka River from two to five. This emergency order will be in effect from 6 a.m. Saturday, June 11, through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 … + read more