King Salmon Sport Season Open in Bristol Bay

May 2, 2013

The season is open May 1 - July 31.

"Status of U.S. Fisheries Report" Released

May 2, 2013

A new report shows that one fish stock in Alaska is rebuilt while another is subject to overfishing. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.

Celeste Novak

The staking period for shore fishery leases in the State of Alaska is now open through the middle of October. KDLG's Mike Mason explains how the program works.

No Herring Yet in Togiak

May 1, 2013
Matt Jones

The largest herring fishery in Alaska is the Togiak sac-roe fishery. It's the first fishery of the season in Bristol Bay and it's on hold awaiting the arrival of fish. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Celeste Novak

Personal with the U.S. Coast Guard will be traveling to the Bristol Bay region in May and June to get the fishing fleet ready for this summer's massive salmon fishery. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

No Herring Spotted During Sunday's Survey Flight

Apr 29, 2013

The herring have not yet arrived in the Togiak fishing district. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

For the last month or so the speculation has been that the annual Togiak sac-roe herring fishery might get underway later than normal, somewhere between May 7th and the 14th. However, the recent weather and ice conditions might change that timeline. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.

Driftnet Permit Buyback Program Survey

Apr 24, 2013

The organization that represents Bristol Bay’s driftnet fleet is taking a survey about a possible permit buyback program. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Silver Bay Seafood's to Enter Bristol Bay in 2014

Apr 19, 2013
Silver Bay Seafood's

A new, large seafood processing plant will be constructed this summer in Naknek and its expected to be processing herring and salmon by next year. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.

Mike Mason

Last week's Legislative rejection of Vince Webster from King Salmon for another term on the Alaska Board of Fisheries has prompted a search for another Bristol Bay resident to sit on that Board. KDLG's Mike Mason reports.

World Salmon Markets Impact Bristol Bay

Apr 11, 2013
Celeste Novak

One of the foremost experts on salmon markets flew into Dillingham last Saturday to share what he knows with an interested group of salmon fishermen. KDLG's Mike Mason was there and filed this report.

Celeste Novak

The enforcement priorities of the Alaska State Troopers, in regards to commercial fishing this summer in Bristol Bay, were outlined last Saturday as part of the "Business of Fish" workshop held in Dillingham. KDLG's Mike Mason was there and filed this report.

Lower Than Normal Sockeye Forecast for Togiak

Apr 8, 2013

The sockeye run to the Togiak District is expected to be down this year according to the recently released outlook for commercial fishing. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Sitka sac roe closes as co-op yields 250 tons

Apr 5, 2013

KCAW's Ed Ronco reports on the brief Sitka Sac Roe Herring Fishery season.

No Changes to Setnet Signs in Bristol Bay

Apr 5, 2013

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is trying to clear up some confusion about a proposal approved at the December Board of Fisheries meeting. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.