KDLG Fish Report - the daily numbers

Jun 11, 2020
Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Check here for regular updates on salmon run numbers around Bristol Bay, the Chigniks and Area M from ADF&G and the Port Moller Test Fishery.

Sam Gardner/KDLG

BBAHC continues to prepare for a potential outbreak of coronavirus in the region. The state introduced new guidelines for sport fishing this week that will shape Bristol Bay's summer tourism, and the Brooks Camp Development in Katmai National Park will close until at least July 1.


Isabelle Ross/KDLG

If ADF&G's 2020 sockeye forecast for Bristol Bay comes in as predicted, it would make next year another in a series of big returns. But some biologists caution that continued abundance could lead to a downturn.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

The Bristol Bay Regional Advisory Council  led a heated discussion about management of the Mulchatna herd at its meeting in Dillingham last week. It also voted to support four of five regional subsistence proposals and oppose one statewide proposal. 

Alex Hager/KDLG

Bristol Bay’s 2019 salmon run wasn’t record-breaking. But new numbers released by the state show the season was still astounding; the preliminary exvessel price is the highest in the fishery's history.

Fall moose hunt below average in GMUs 17B and C

Oct 18, 2018
Jordan Claar

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is still waiting on hunt reports for the fall moose hunt in game management units 17 B and C. So far, 134 moose have been reported harvested. 


Biologists and hunters are theorizing that moose laid low to escape the heat and inadvertently escaped the freezer.

ADF&G Samples Moose Heads in Dillingham

Aug 30, 2018
Kristine Sowel/USFWS

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Dillingham is asking hunters to bring in their moose heads for sampling.

Mike Taras/ADF&G

The 2018 fall moose hunt for game management units 17B and 17C opened Monday. The hunt is under the RM583 permit; the bag limit is one bull. The moose hunt for 17A opens August 25.

Sarah Grace Durrance

The Bristol Bay Science and Research Institute will begin a study on mesh selectivity in early June.

Russel D. Andrews - UAF Institute of Marine Science

Researchers recently returned to Bristol Bay to study beluga whale populations. KDLG’s Luke Brummer sat down with a few members involved with this year’s study to get an inside look of the beluga examinations being conducted in the region.

ADF&G: Fall Moose Hunt Progresses

Aug 29, 2014

Moose hunting is allowed across much of the Bristol Bay region and the up-to-date report numbers are in. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has the details.

A woman from Dillingham has won an award through the Governor’s Denali Peak Performance Program. The program recognizes excellence in public service by state employees and the 2014 winners will be honored during an awards ceremony Thursday in Anchorage.

No Nushagak River King Salmon Forecast from ADF&G

Oct 23, 2013

In recent years the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has had trouble accurately predicting the size of the king salmon run to the Nushagak River, which is one of the largest king runs in the State. As a result, for the 3rd year in a row, Fish and Game is not putting out a preseason forecast for Nushagak River kings. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

8/16/2013 - Picking Berries

Aug 22, 2013