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UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 7

July 6th, 2016

EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-07-16 Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 7 opens commercial salmon fishing with set gillnets in the Kasilof Section of the Upper Subdistrict from 12:00 noon until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Drift gillnetting will be opened in the Kasilof Section (not the Expanded Kasilof Section) of the Upper … + read more

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

The Late-Run King Salmon Fishery on the Kenai River opens Friday, July 1, 2016

June 29th, 2016

Friday, July 1 marks the official beginning of the fishery for late-run king salmon in the Kenai and Kasilof rivers. On Friday, June 24 the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) issued an Emergency Order (EO) informing anglers that the use of bait would be prohibited in the Kenai River from its mouth upstream … + read more

BAIT PROHIBITED IN THE KENAI RIVER SPORT FISHERY

June 24th, 2016

Effective Date: 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 1, 2016 Expiration Date: 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 31, 2016, unless superseded by subsequent emergency order.   EXPLANATION: This emergency order prohibits the use of bait while sport fishing in the Kenai River from its mouth upstream to an ADF&G regulatory marker located at the outlet of Skilak Lake. … + read more