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Kuskokwim salmon fishing update

August 1, 2018 0

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. This subsistence fishery announcement was supported by the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Group at […]

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Kuskokwim Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Report

July 26, 2018 0

by Mary Peltola July 16, 2018 The 2018 customary fishing season in the lower portion of the Kuskokwim is winding down for most fish camps. While many families are waiting for the Silver Salmon (Coho) […]

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Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association receives grant

July 18, 2018 1

On May 10, 2018, Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association (BSFA) received a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to fund the Alaska Ocean Cluster Initiative (AOCI). In early 2017, BSFA began […]

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CVRF engages residents with Community Meetings

July 18, 2018 0

by CVRF Staff During the last week of June, members of the Board of Directors of Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) visited the communities of Quinhagak, Tununak, Toksook Bay, and Nome to have open-forum discussions […]

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ADFG will manage Kuskokwim River drainage fishery

July 12, 2018 0

by ADFG Staff This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. These subsistence fishery management actions were supported by the Kuskokwim River […]

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Opening for salmon by Federally Qualified Subsistence Users

June 27, 2018 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announces the opening of the Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River main-stem within […]

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Disaster relief for Alaska Pink Salmon Fisheries

June 27, 2018 0

U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Rep. Don Young, (all R-Alaska), today (June 20th, 2018) welcomed a funding allocation announcement by the Secretary of Commerce for states and territories affected by recent fishery disasters. […]

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Action taken to conserve Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon

June 14, 2018 0

by USFWS Staff Federal Public Waters Closed to Chinook Salmon Fishing by Federally Qualified Subsistence Users Beginning June 12. The Federal Subsistence Board closed these Federal public waters to the harvest of Chinook salmon by […]

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Subsistence King Salmon Fishing Permit

June 14, 2018 0

by ADFG Staff This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. Subsistence King Salmon Fishing Permit The Alaska Board of Fisheries […]

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Chinook Salmon Harvest for Federally Qualified Subsistence Users

June 14, 2018 0

by USFWS Staff In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announces the opening of the Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim […]

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Kuskokwim River Salmon Fishery Announcement

June 5, 2018 0

by ADFG Staff This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. Subsistence fishing will be allowed on the Kuskokwim River mainstem […]

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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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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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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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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 […]

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Subsistence fishing for Kuskokwim River Salmon announcement

July 25, 2017 0

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. Subsistence fishing in the Kuskokwim River Drainage, from the Yukon Delta NWR boundary at […]

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ADFG to manage Kuskokwim River Salmon Fishery

July 12, 2017 0

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. State Management Effective 12:01 a.m. July 7, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game […]

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Federal Closure to the Harvest of Chinook Salmon in YDNWR Waters Rescinded

July 12, 2017 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager is rescinding previously issued special actions concerning the harvest of Chinook Salmon within Yukon […]

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Prehistoric Fish Trap and Petroglyphs found

July 6, 2017 0

June 23, 2017 Alutiiq Museum archaeologists have located the remains of a stone fish trap and an associated set of petroglyphs on northern Kodiak Island. The features are believed to be prehistoric and reflect Alutiiq […]

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Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River opened to gillnet fishing last Saturday

June 27, 2017 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announced a 12-hour gillnet opportunity for Federally qualified subsistence users to harvest fish other […]

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Subsistence Fishing Update for June 16, 2017

June 20, 2017 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (KRITFC) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Manager announces that, due to unusually low numbers of Chinook […]

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Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River opened June 12

June 13, 2017 0

12-hr. opening for the Harvest of Chinook Salmon by Federally Qualified Subsistence Users In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announces […]

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Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River will be opened June 12 for Chinook Salmon by Federally Qualified Subsistence Users

June 6, 2017 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announces the opening of the Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River main-stem within […]

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AVCP calls for reinstatement of Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Executive Order

June 6, 2017 0

by AVCP Staff The Executive Board and Administration of the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP), representing 56 federally recognized Tribes in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, is deeply disappointed with the Implementing An America-First Offshore Energy […]