Tag Archives: Cook Inlet

Board of Fish convenes in Kodiak this weekend — here’s what to expect

The state Board of Fisheries is convening in Kodiak this weekend for the next Kodiak Finfish Meeting. After pushing to keep the regulatory meeting in Kodiak, instead of Anchorage, Kodiak salmon fishermen are organizing to oppose a number of proposals that they say will harm the local economy. The seiner Jaime Marie sails past other fishing vessels at City Pier …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, biologist are optimistic about Lower Cook Inlet’s salmon prospects this summer; meanwhile, the board of fish is meeting in Anchorage to address Upper Cook Inlet finfish issues, also known as “The Fish Wars.” A couple of legislators are trying to remove a gag order on Board of Fish members when a conflict of interest comes before …

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More Restrictions on King Salmon Sportfishing

Jay Barrett/KMXT The shortage of king salmon this summer is forcing the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to enact more restrictions on their catch in various parts of the state. Effective Sunday the Chignik River drainage sport fishery for kings 20 inches and greater is restricted to catch-and-release only and the use of bait is prohibited. The king salmon …

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