Ugashik 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 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.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 7, 2016

Jul 7, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG News

Port Moller keeps on catching, and so does the fleet. Area Manager Paul Salomone talks about the hazards in Ugashik, and Gail Smith joins from Juneau about electronic fish tickets.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 1, 2016

Jul 1, 2016
KDLG News

Tonight a Ugashik set-netter tells us he'll fish despite some stormy weather this weekend, Area Manager Paul Salomone updates on Egegik and Ugashik numbers, and we check-in on a Kuskokwim dilemma.

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 24 2016

Jun 24, 2016
Robyn Chaney

Tonight Fish and Game's Paul Salomone tells us about things picking up in the Egegik District, we hear about an internship program getting local youth into fish science and research, and drifter Lange Solberg updates on the waiting game in Naknek-Kvichak.

Ugashik could see another big year

Nov 6, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Fish and Game says Egegik and Ugashik districts could see a combined return of 12 million sockeye - less than last year, but still plenty to harvest.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report, July 16, 2015

Jul 16, 2015
Matt Martin/KDLG

Naknek-Kvichak strong catches are daily records, and a long-time fisheries reporter says there's been less chatter about the market than usual.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Matt Martin/KDLG

Silver season is coming, and area managers tell us what they know about the run. Fishermen and processors say it's been a good week in most of Bristol Bay.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 14, 2015

Jul 14, 2015
Dewey Hemilright

No more waiting to transfer in the Naknek-Kvichak and Egegik districts, and some analysis of the run.

Wait waived for Naknek-Kvichak, Egegik districts

Jul 14, 2015
Molly Dischner/KDLG

Just three days before it would end by regulation, the waiting period to fish in the Naknek-Kvichak and Egegik districts has been waived, and strong catches continue in much of Bristol Bay.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
KDLG

What's the story of the Port Moller Test Fishery this year? Perplexing to the very end says analyst Scott Raborn. 

Bristol Bay run nears 20 million sockeye

Jul 9, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Bristol Bay fishermen had their biggest haul of the season July 8, with about 1.7 million sockeye harvested, including 1 million from the Naknek-Kvichak district.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 7, 2015

Jul 7, 2015
Molly Dischner/KDLG

The processors trying to get the MSC sustainability label for their fish are trying a new strategy - but it probably won't come into play until 2016.

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