Commercial fishing opened for registered catchers/sellers on June 30

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 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2017. This area is defined as that portion of District 1 upstream of regulatory markers located at Bethel to ADF&G regulatory markers at the mouth of Bogus Creek.
As there are no commercial salmon processors in the Kuskokwim Management Area at this time, this opportunity is being provided for those individuals registered with the department as catcher/sellers.
Further announcements will be made from the Bethel Fish and Game office, on the State of Alaska web site (, and local radio stations. News releases will be faxed to area villages and local fish processing companies.
For additional information or questions regarding Kuskokwim Area fisheries, contact the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office in the Bethel at 543-2433 or toll free at 1-855-933-2433.
This news release was issued on July 29, 2017.