Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

To the west of Bristol Bay, Area M fishermen are still hauling in fish offshore from the Alaska Peninsula.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 20, 2016

Jul 20, 2016
Courtesy of Katie Ringsmuth

The Bristol Bay total run through Tuesday -- 44.4 million. Will Wednesday be the day we hit Fish and Game’s forecast? While we wait to find out, we fast-forward to the plan for pinks and silvers, and take a trip back in time to the APA cannery in South Naknek.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 17, 2016

Jul 17, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG News

Ugashik put away another 400,000 sockeye Saturday, while Naknek-Kvichak and Nushagak catches tapered off a little. Now the number everyone is wondering about? What're they going to be worth. 

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 16, 2016

Jul 16, 2016
Courtesy of Sammy Steen

July 15: Going down in the books as Bristol Bay's biggest day of 2016 --- so far? Today we try to get a grasp on what's coming in the run and in the processing world.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 15, 2016

Jul 15, 2016
Robyn Chaney

Ugashik put away 400,000 fish yesterday, and one tender says it was the best day yet in that district. Naknek-Kvichak still going. Plus, a genetics guy talks about where the fish are headed after they swim past Port Moller.

Fishermen prep for 2016 reg changes

May 25, 2016
KDLG News

No more free week, a loophole closed in Togiak, and a change for d-boats are among the 2016 changes

CFEC changes up for discussion in House Resources

Apr 6, 2016

The House Resources Committee took testimony this week on the effort to restructure the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.

Bay buyers say they can handle full 2016 sockeye run

Mar 31, 2016
KDLG News

The 12 primary processors in Bristol Bay says that they should be able to handle more sockeye than are forecast to be caught this summer. 

KDLG News

Bristol Bay fisheries management will receive extra funding from a regional fisheries group this summer but long-term funding remains up in the air.

2016 Togiak Herring forecast similar to 2015

Mar 18, 2016
Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Plenty of herring expected in Togiak this spring, despite continuing "doom and gloom" for the market.

Fishermen, processors respond to fish tax proposal

Feb 19, 2016
Courtesy KTOO

Despite acknowledging the need for more revenue, fisheries stakeholders raised lots of questions about the governor's plan to increase state fisheries taxes this week.

Bristol Bay Campus

When the Alaska legislature convenes in Juneau, a group of UAF students will be there to learn about how the lawmaking process affects Bristol Bay.

17B, C winter moose hunt to open December 1

Nov 30, 2015
Togiak NWR

Hunters who didn't get a moose this fall can have another shot in December -- especially if ice and snow return to Unit 17B and C. 

State budget crunch to impact fish, game rule making

Nov 20, 2015
KDLG News

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking for ways to cut down on the state Board of Fisheries budget – including the possibility of switching to a four- or five-year meeting cycle.

Fall outlook shows slight uptick in sockeye sales

Nov 18, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

A look at the sockeye market this fall shows some signs of improvement over 2014. 

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