Tag: King Salmon

King Salmon Restrictions for Kenai, Kasilof Rivers

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Anglers seeking king salmon on the Kenai and Kasilof  rivers will face temporary restrictions as the Alaska Department of Fish and Game seeks to...

Alaska News Nightly: June 14, 2012

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Grounded Landing Craft near Kodiak will Float Soon. Rural Residents Struggle with Low King Returns on the Yukon. King Salmon Restrictions for Kenai, Kasilof Rivers. Alaska Will Collect Millions from Federal Grant Program. Escaped Bear Found Shot to Death. Polar Bear Researcher Wins Prestigious Conservation Award. Red Flag Training Gets Underway at Eielson. Redistricting Plan Back in Court. Lawmakers Discuss Issues with Redistricting Plan. Rural Students Share Thoughts on City Life

Steady King Salmon Stream Will Likely Meet Canadian Passage Objectives

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A steady stream of king salmon moving up the Yukon River past Eagle in recent days, means Canadian border passage objectives will likely be met.

Alaska News Nightly: August 4, 2011

Seward Highway Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 14 Injured; Shell Gets Conditional Drilling Approval; Congressional Deal Allows FAA Employees to Return from Furlough; Alaska Hit Hard by Debt Ceiling Agreement; and more...

Yukon King Salmon Escapement May Not Meet Objective

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It’s looking like escapement of Yukon River king salmon into Canada will not meet objectives. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Yukon River summer season manager Steve Hayes says Chinook passage measured near the Alaska Canada border at Eagle is below the season goal.

Troll Fleet Finishes First King Salmon Opening

Southeast’s commercial troll fleet finishes up their first summer king salmon opening just before midnight Tuesday night.

Alaska News Nightly: July 12, 2011

Obama Creates Inter-Agency Coordination Group for Oil and Gas Development in Alaska, CSIS Holds Conference on Arctic Oil and Gas Development, House Bill Could Put Limits on 'Biometrics', Kohring Requests Outside Trial, and more...

New Subsistence Restrictions on Kuskokwim River

Subsistence users on the Kuskowkwim River are facing a new series of unprecedented restrictions. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is calling for the-first-of-its-kind net restriction on the Kuskwokwim.

Alaska News Nightly: June 29, 2011

Parnell Finalizes Operating and Capital Budgets, Parnell’s Budget Cuts Were Expected, Alaskans Asked for Feedback on Chukchi Oil Spill Impact Plan, Study Show New Details on Declining Oil Throughput in TAPS, and more...

Copper River Dip Netters Must Release Kings

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State managers saw a drop in kings passing by Eyak and ordered the restriction, according to state biologist Mark Sommerville.

Weak King Salmon Run Results in Restrictions

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The King run on the Yukon River is weak. State Arctic Yukon Kuskokwim Regional Management Supervisor Dan Bergstrum says the Department of Fish and Game has been assessing the early run since the first pulse of kings began moving upriver a week ago.

Alaska News Nightly: June 21, 2011

State Receives Record Number of Bids on Cook Inlet Lease Sale, Two Yakutat Men Drown After Boat Capsizes, Missing Musher’s Brother Speaks About Disappearance, Scientists Use Drones to Study Stellar Sea Lions, and more...

This Week in AK: Fly Fishing in Bristol Bay

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This week on AK, we go fishing. Most fly fishing guides in Bristol Bay come from Outside. But the Bristol Bay Fly fishing and Guide Academy is working to train young people from the region.

Alaska News Nightly: June 17, 2011

Salazar Announces Acceleration of Lease Sale in NPR-A, Arctic Council Reports Record Temperatures Since 2005, Former Mayor of Sitka Ben Grussendorf Dies of Illness, Parnell Administration Optimistic About Gas Pipeline, and more...

First Surge of King Salmon Enter Yukon River

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The first major surge of king salmon is believed to be entering the Yukon River. The Chinook run is expected to be weak, and fishery managers have eliminated one of two weekly-subsistence fishing periods at the river’s mouth to try to get more early-run fish upstream.

King Salmon Escapement Lags Behind Schedule

King salmon escapement to the Nushagak River continues to lag behind schedule and it looks unlikely that there will be any directed commercial openers targeting those kings this month.

Alaska News Nightly: June 15, 2011

Resource Developers Concerned About National Ocean Council Initiatives, Gates Says Soldiers in Afghanistan Will Not Be Under-Funded, Investigation Looms as Park and Center Part Ways, Dion Convicted of Killing Bonnie Craig 17 Years Ago, and more...

Kuskokwim River Closed to King Salmon Fishing by Emergency Order

The largest king salmon subsistence fishery in the State will close for four days amid concerns that not enough fish are reaching their spawning grounds.

Alaska News Nightly: June 14, 2011

Kuskokwim River Closed to King Salmon Fishing by Emergency Order, State Closes Anchor River to Fishing, AK Pride Pays Forward Their ‘Today’ Show Donations, Redistricting Board Holds Ceremonial Signing of Plan, and more...

First Catch Report from Kodiak is In

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The first catch report from the Kodiak commercial salmon fishery is in, with a first-day total of more than 32,000 fish harvested.