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UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 13 EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-13-14

July 7th, 2015

Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 13 opens set gillnetting in the Kasilof River Special Harvest Area (KRSHA) from 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 until 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. This announcement also opens drift gillnetting in the KRSHA from 6:00 p.m. until 11:59 pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 … + read more

New Online Advocacy System Provides Opportunities for Recreational Anglers Nationwide to Contact Their Legislators

July 7th, 2015

Washington D.C.— The National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) announced today its official endorsement of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC), a new intuitive online advocacy system that allows fishing enthusiasts to write, call, or tweet their legislators through prewritten engagements online. The official BASC site launch was announced on June 1 by B.A.S.S. “Bass Anglers … + read more

UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 12 EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-12-15

July 6th, 2015

Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 12 opens commercial salmon fishing with set gillnets in the Kasilof Section of the Upper Subdistrict from 2:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015. Drift gillnetting will be open in the Kasilof Section (not the Expanded Kasilof Section) of the Upper Subdistrict from 7:00 p.m. … + read more

Operational plan submitted for Kenai, Kasilof gillnets

July 6th, 2015

The Ninilchik Traditional Council has submitted operational plans for both the Kasilof and Kenai rivers subsistence gillnets approved by the Federal Subsistence Board in a hotly contested January decision. The Federal Register has already published the regulation. Approval of the operational plan is the final requirement; after approval, the gillnets can go into the water. … + read more

Late-run King Salmon Management Plan and How It Works

July 4th, 2015

As we enter July and the fishery for late-run Kenai River king salmon begins I think that it is important that we have a working knowledge of how the Late-run Management Plan works. The plan basically provides for paired restrictions between the sport and the ESSN fisheries when the projected in-river run is less than … + read more