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Kenai River Updates

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

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