Nushagak District

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 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.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 14, 2016

Jul 14, 2016
Hannah Colton | KDLG

Another two million on the books yesterday, and Area Management Biologist Travis Elison speculates on how long catches’ll stay at that level. And, we check in with the fleet on who’s staying and going and why.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 13, 2016

Jul 13, 2016
Hannah Colton/KDLG News

Tuesday was another 2 million fish day, lots of fishing opportunity through Bristol Bay, and even more sunshine – but where are those Kvichak fish? All that and more on tonight's fish report.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 9, 2016

Jul 9, 2016

Fish are hitting Naknek-Kvichak. Setnetters are wide-open in the Nushagak. Will today be the first two million fish catch day of the season?

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 2, 2016

Jul 2, 2016
Hannah Colton/KDLG News

Today, Scott Raborn reminds that the only thing we know for sure is that the run is never quite what we expect, we check on the age of fish returning so far this summer, plus a salmon ecology lesson at Lake Clark.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 30 2016

Jun 30, 2016
Stu McTaggart allowed use of his photo "only for the fame"

Tonight we hear about an opener in the Naknek-Kvichak District, summer school has started at Ekuk - and take a quick look at the state's seafood marketing budget.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 29, 2016

Jun 29, 2016
KDLG News

Tonight we hear that catches are still slower than hoped in the Nushagak District, a 5-year-old fills us in on Finding Dory, and a real meterologist gives our weather report.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 26 2016

Jun 26, 2016
Hannah Colton/KDLG News

Today we check-in on the drift fleet preparing to leave Dillingham, hear about the count at Ugashik and delve into a book about....fishing.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 25, 2016

Jun 25, 2016
KDLG News

Still a waiting game in Bristol Bay today - Westside Manager Tim Sands tells us why we're waiting for Nushagak Drifters to get a chance to wet their lines, and in the meantime, Kate Consenstein fills us in on plans to market Bristol Bay sockeye to Boulder foodies.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 23 2016

Jun 23, 2016
Gregg Marxmiller

Dear Bristol Bay – we’re pretty sure you hit a million sockeye total run today; 40-some-odd-million more to go, and Port Moller indicates a few more should be on the way. Plus, we hear about how power plants could produce ice on the side.

First Igushik opening scheduled for Monday

Jun 10, 2016
KDLG News

Igushik Section set-netters will get the first west side opener of the commercial fishing season on Monday. 

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

KDLG News

Alaska’s Board of Fisheries kept busy today, deliberating about 20 changes to Bristol Bay’s commercial fisheries, although only a few passed.

KDLG News

Alaska's Board of Fisheries is meeting in Anchorage this week to talk about Bristol Bay, but the Bristol Bay drift permit holder on the board won't be able to participate in deliberations on some possible changes.

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