Tag: King

Rural Residents Struggle with Low King Returns on the Yukon

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Life on the Lower Yukon has gotten tougher and tougher over the years for subsistence fishers.  Families that rely on Chinook for food yearlong...

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

Kenai Group Urges Fish and Game Against Sockeye Set-Net Opening

The Kenai River Sportsfising Association is raising the alarm about the late run of Kenai River King Salmon again. Saturday they urged the Fish and Game department to reconsider its Sockeye set-net opening at the river's mouth because an estimate by the Association shows the escapement goal for the Kings will not be reached.

Fish and Game Head Questioned About Low Chinook Returns

The head of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commercial Fisheries Division was in King Salmon recently to check on the Bristol Bay salmon season.