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Emperor Goose Hunt open to Alaska Residents for the first time in 30 Years

August 15, 2017 0

Alaska resident waterfowl hunters will have the opportunity to harvest emperor geese this fall for the first time in 30 years. Federal regulations for the 2017-2018 waterfowl hunting season allow a statewide harvest of 1,000 […]

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NOAA to offer fishermen option for electronic monitoring in 2018

August 15, 2017 0

Beginning in 2018, Alaska fishermen, some of whom may not have the space on their vessel or life raft capacity for a NOAA Fisheries observer, will have the option to use an electronic monitoring (EM) […]

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Filleting Yukon Salmon

August 8, 2017 0

Gina Minock-Kelly is 7 years old. She learned to cut her very 1st fish on the 15th of June 2017 at her family’s fishcamp, which is a 5 minute boat ride above Pilot Station. “We […]

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Yukon River Fall Salmon Commercial Fishing

August 8, 2017 0

Commercial fishing was open for one period in District 2, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 4. This was a 4-hour commercial fishing period with gillnets restricted to 6-inch or smaller mesh size. […]

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Fishing restrictions lifted on mainstem Kuskokwim

August 8, 2017 0

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. Kuskokwim River Drainage: Effective 12:01 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017, the following restrictions to […]

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Growing up at fishcamp

August 8, 2017 0

by Madrona Sergie As I was growing up we used to live at fish camp every summer. First, we would go shopping at Bethel, Alaska and get food for what we need for fish camp […]

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Commercial fishing opened for registered catchers/sellers on June 30

August 8, 2017 0

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for Kuskokwim Area fishermen. Subdistrict 1-A Subdistrict 1-A will open to commercial salmon fishing for 6 hours from 2:00 p.m. until […]

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North Slope biologists make room for the loons

July 25, 2017 0

by J. Besl Loons are a boon for bioresearch. Much like the canary in the coalmine, the health of these top aquatic predators can translate to an entire ecosystem. “If there are changes in the […]

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Federal Subsistence Board rejects proposed Kuskokwim Emergency Special Action

July 25, 2017 0

The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) held a work session on July 17-18, 2017. During the July 17 portion of the meeting in Anchorage, the Board approved, with minor modifications, Regional Advisory Council Annual Report Replies, […]

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Bristol Bay Tribes oppose EPA move to eliminate protections for Bristol Bay

July 25, 2017 0

DILLINGHAM— During the middle of a strong fishing run (July 11th), the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to withdraw the protections for Bristol Bay that the region’s tribal governments and others have been working toward […]