A commercial fishing vessel motors slowly past lines of personal-use dipnet fishermen in the mouth of the Kasilof River on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Kasilof, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

A commercial fishing vessel motors slowly past lines of personal-use dipnet fishermen in the mouth of the Kasilof River on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Kasilof, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Evening on the Kasilof

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Evening on the Kasilof

A commercial fishing vessel motors slowly past lines of personal-use dipnet fishermen in the mouth of the Kasilof River on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Kasilof, Alaska. Commercial fishermen and dipnetters share the mouth of the Kasilof River, though commercial boats move slowly through the area nearest the mouth and don’t generate large wakes. Tuesday night was a brisk one for the Kasilof river dipnetters — at the evening hightide, hardly a minute passed without three or four fishermen hauling in sockeye and the occasional pink salmon from the water. The Kenai River dipnet closed Monday because of poor returns to that river, but the Kasilof River dipnet will remain open until Aug. 7 unless closed by emergency order. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/peninsula Clarion)

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