Bristol Bay Fisheries Report

Nightly at 6:30 p.m., replayed at 10pm and 2am, with an early broadcast at 1:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday

The Bristol Bay Fisheries Report, produced by the KDLG news crew, is dedicated to the one-of-a-kind commercial fishery in Bristol Bay. Starting in mid-June, the show airs nightly at 6:30 p.m. (with an early broadcast at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday), with replays at 10 p.m. and again at 2 a.m. Join us here for the latest news, numbers, and information from the fishery, plus nightly analysis, stories, and conversations.

Do you have news tips or ideas, or would you like to share you comments with the show? Reach KDLG news director Dave Bendinger at or 907.842.5281.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report for Friday, June 14

Jun 14, 2013
Mike Mason

Friday's Bristol Bay Fisheries Report includes an update on the ongoing Port Moller Test Fishery and a report about last week's annual meeting of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association.   We also check in on how things are going in the Egegik District and hear a report about the Bristol Bay Jobs Accelerator Program.   The Bristol Bay Fisheries Report is hosted by KDLG News Director Mike Mason.

Mike Mason

For the last few week’s millions of sockeye smolt have been leaving the major lakes in the Bristol Bay region headed for the salt water. They will be back in a couple of years as the adult sockeye that power the Bay’s massive commercial fishery.

May 31 "Bristol Bay Fisheries Report"

May 31, 2013
Carl Johnson

Alaska’s largest herring fishery came to a close on Tuesday. Fish and Game confirms that all of the seafood processors involved with the Togiak Sac Roe herring fishery quit buying on Monday.