Alaska Peninsula

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.

Hannah Colton/KDLG

For hunters like Wayne Hott, this $15,000-$25,000 trip is the hunt -- and the trophy -- of a lifetime. 

Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

A recent study said that no matter how far from shore an Area M fisherman fishes, the majority of his sockeye catch in the Outer Port Heiden section is likely to be headed to Bristol Bay.

Fish board rejects most Alaska Peninsula changes

Mar 1, 2016
Courtesy of Aleutians East Borough

Few changes on the way for Alaska Peninsula salmon fisheries after triennial Board of Fish meeting.

Board to discuss Bristol Bay boundary change

Dec 3, 2015

The proposals up for discussion at the state Board of Fisheries meeting this week include some that would move the fishery near Port Heiden into the Bristol Bay fishery.


Among the proposals to be considered by the Board of Fisheries in December are 24 that target district-specific management and regulations for the Bay’s commercial salmon fishery.

Millrock Completes Alaska Penninsula Survey

Jul 9, 2014

A Canadian mining company has just finished a preliminary physical survey on the Alaska Peninsula.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the news, as well as their methods.