Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: June 24, 2017

Jun 24, 2017

The Nushagak red count continues to climb, maybe more fishing time will slow the escapment. Egegik and Ugashik will get their nets in the water this weekend, and Naknek-Kvichak plays the waiting game.


Cinnabar mountain.
Credit KDLG

Coming on our Saturday show, some interpretation from Port Moller's strange catches, an update from some of our area management biologists, and a look on how one program is training graduate students to be their replacements. Plus, we'll get to know a green deckhand who got a plane for the first time in his life to leave Flint, Michigan and come fish Bristol Bay Alaska.

Catch this program nightly at 6 p.m., 10 p.m., and 2 a.m. on AM 670, and online at (With early broadcasts Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.)

Letters from home to your friends and family in the Bay this summer? Email us at or, or call 907-842-5281. 

Have feedback, suggestions of something you'd like to hear? ReachAvery Lill / Nick Ciolino / Allison Mollenkamp / or Caitlin Tan (in Naknek)