Board of Fisheries

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Subsistence users near Dillingham can dip net this summer, and they can catch fish any time they like because the Board of Fisheries voted to remove a schedule that restricted subsistence fishing in the area to three days per week during peak sockeye season. 

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

Discussions concluded Friday, after attendees provided input on the 47 subsistence, commercial and sport fishing proposals. The board begins deliberations on Group 1 proposals tomorrow. Tune into KDLG 670 AM during the meeting to listen live! 

Naknek-Kvichak committee supports permit stacking

Nov 13, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

The Naknek-Kvichak Advisory Committee came out in support of permit stacking at its meeting in Naknek on Thursday night.

Nushagak AC weighs in on Board of Fish proposals

Oct 28, 2015

Advisory committee for Nushagak drainage stakeholders says no to permit stacking, free week, reduced transfer times, and the Wood River Special Harvest Area.

During their just completed Area M meeting the Alaska Board of Fisheries considered some changes to the amount of gear that fishermen can use in the Northern District of the Alaska Peninsula. One of the proposals that generated a lot of discussion sought to limit the depth of gear. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

On Thursday the Alaska Board of Fisheries has turned down a proposal to create a new permit stacking system for setnetters in a couple of fishing districts in Bristol Bay. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.