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The Alaska Board of Fisheries held an emergency meeting Monday after eastside setnetters submitted petitions to reopen the fishery. In the end the board voted… Continue reading
Officials aren’t exactly sure.
King salmon projected to not meet minimum escapement
The Kenai City Council unanimously passed legislation during their July 7 meeting stating their opposition to the closure.
Kings are passing through the Kenai River at a lower rate than needed to attain the escapement goal.
Weekend rain didn’t stop dipnetters
Dipnetting is only available to Alaska residents with a current Upper Cook Inlet personal-use permit and a sport fishing license.
Kids turn out for a week of tying, casting and reeling.
Dipnetting is only allowed for Alaska residents with personal-use permits.
The limits are being increased to six per day and 12 in possession on Russian and Upper Kenai rivers.
The funds will be used to sample the water quality in the Kenai River.
We have fewer Kenai River chinook than we used to and they are smaller on average than they once were.
The Kasilof River is open for personal use dipnetting through Aug. 7
The sanctuary opening is effective Thursday, June 24 through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday on July 14.
On the Kenai River, bait will be prohibited from the mouth upstream to the outlet of Skilak Lake.
King salmon of any size are restricted to catch and release from the mouth of the Kenai River upstream to the outlet of Skilak Lake.
The hours for fishing in the restricted area of the Kasilof River on Tuesday are from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The run might be a little slow the first week.
The Homer Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first annual Homer Halibut Tournament Sept. 24-25
Harvest and participation reporting must be done online by no later than Aug. 15, 2021.