International Astronomical Association

Around 900 names were submitted for the contest and a little over 2,600 votes were cast. Nushagak and Mulchatna received just over 25% of the votes, edging into first place.

Fish and Game still finalizing budget

Jul 2, 2015

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is still finalizing a plan to for the most recent cut to its budget, but Bristol Bay shouldn’t see too many more cuts, said Commercial Fisheries Director Jeff Regnart during a recent visit to Dillingham.

ADFG says Nushagak chinook are shrinking

Jun 29, 2015
Courtesty ADFG

Chinook salmon returning to ten Alaska rivers - including the Nushagak - are smaller and younger than they were just three decades ago, according to a recent study done by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Nushagak District Pink Harvest Numbers Released

Aug 5, 2014

Another processor has started buying pinks and silvers as the Nushagak District opens to continuous fishing on Tuesday. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has the details.

Commercial Fishing for coho salmon in the Nushagak district is set to open at 9 a.m. Thursday and Togiak Seafoods will be buying. General Manager Voita Novak says one tender, the Sea Trek II left Togiak at about 4 a.m Wednesday, headed to the Nushagak. Novak is asking fisherman to contact the tender Thursday morning on Channel 72.     

"They need to first call the tender, let them know they're fishing.  We need to know how many boats will fish so we know we can manage the fishery and everyone will be happy," said Novak.

Mike Mason

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has waived the transfer restriction into the Nushagak District. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Mike Mason

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game counted another 790 king salmon in the Nushagak River on Wednesday to push the total escapement to just over 5000. The escapement goal for the season is 95,000 kings.