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Public Safety Releases Kenai Peninsula Personal Use Fishery Information

July 15th, 2015

Megan Peters | Alaska Department of Public Safety (KENAI, Alaska) – With this weekend’s influx of Alaskans that are expected to make an appearance on the Kenai Peninsula for the personal use fishery, Alaska Wildlife Troopers would like to pass on some friendly reminders for the people (not the fish.)  Once you arrive at the fishery … + read more

LIMITS FOR RUSSIAN/UPPER KENAI RIVER AREA SOCKEYE SALMON RETURNS TO THREE PER DAY, SIX IN POSSESSION JULY 15

July 14th, 2015

The bag and possession limits for sockeye salmon at the Russian River/ Kenai River fly-fishing-only area, downstream to Skilak Lake on the Upper Kenai River returns to three per day, six in possession beginning Wednesday, July 15.  These regulations are described on pages 65-67 of the 2015 Alaska Sport Fishing Regulations Summary for Southcentral Alaska. … + read more

What are we watching, what are we seeing and what does it mean?

July 10th, 2015

First off, July 10 is early in the Kenai late-run king and late-run sockeye salmon seasons to draw any firm conclusions. Things happen very quickly in these fisheries, but the historical 25% point in the king run is not until about July 14. For ADFG staff, that is about the first point in the run where they … + read more

Lower Cook Inlet Salmon Fishery News Release #12

July 9th, 2015

SOUTHERN DISTRICT: Purse seine: Waters of the Seldovia Bay Subdistrict, and of the Port Graham Subdistrict east of 151° 53.08’ W. long. excluding the Port Graham Hatchery special harvest area (SHA) will open to purse seine harvest on Friday, July 10 at 6:00 AM and will remain open on a schedule of M-F, 6:00 AM … + read more

UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 14

July 8th, 2015

EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-14-15 Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 14 opens set gillnetting in the Kenai, Kasilof, and East Foreland sections of the Upper Subdistrict on Thursday, July 9, 2015, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The estimated cumulative passage of sockeye salmon in the Kasilof River through Tuesday, July 7, was approximately … + read more