U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Chapman

Fisherman missing after falling overboard in Ugashik

A fisherman remains missing after he fell overboard into the Ugashik River on Thursday afternoon.

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Dennis Villanez

F/V Kristi sinks near Clark’s Point, all on board survive

When the F/V Kristi lost power on Saturday in the Nushagak District, the tide pushed it between two much larger ships, where it lodged on a Yokohama fender. The Kristi sank, and the captain and crew escaped with seconds to spare.

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Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 20, 2018

Bristol Bay’s salmon run surpassed its preseason forecast Wednesday and hit 54.9 million on Thursday. How much longer will this incredible run keep trucking along? We look into it on our last regular broadcast of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report this summer.

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Many Bristol Bay salmon processors give bonuses to fishermen who can chill the fish sitting in their boat’s hold. That’s not so easy, though, when ice is in short supply. 

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018
Mitch Borden / KDLG

Bristol Bay’s salmon run surpassed its preseason forecast Wednesday and hit 54.9 million on Thursday. How much longer will this incredible run keep trucking along? We look into it on our last regular broadcast of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report this summer.

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Tanner Savo, 19, was arrested in Minnesota last week on three charges related to the sexual abuse of a minor.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Chapman

A fisherman remains missing after he fell overboard into the Ugashik River on Thursday afternoon.

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The Alaska Board of Fisheries declared the low sockeye return to the Chignik River an emergency at a meeting on Tuesday. Members voted to keep the subsection of the Dolgoi Islands and Southeastern District Mainland area closed through August 8. 

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Nancy Larson was reported missing to Dillingham Police on Wednesday. On Thursday afternoon, a group of searchers found her safe in the residence of an acquaintance.

Mitch Borden

For decades, Sherol Mershon has spent her summer in Aleknagik hanging nets for fishermen around Bristol Bay. KDLG's Mitch Borden caught up with her one afternoon and has this postcard.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018
Bruce Ilutsik

Bristol Bay’s salmon run is usually starting to taper off by mid-July, but this year’s proving an unusually late run for many districts. We talk with an expert who isn't ruling out the chance that the Bay's total run could crack 60 million.

Dennis Villanez

When the F/V Kristi lost power on Saturday in the Nushagak District, the tide pushed it between two much larger ships, where it lodged on a Yokohama fender. The Kristi sank, and the captain and crew escaped with seconds to spare.

 

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018
Mitch Borden / KDLG

Eastside districts saw big numbers this weekend as Naknek-Kvichak surged forward with enormous catch and escapement figures on Saturday, encompassing 17 percent of the run in just a single day.

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