Togiak District

Togiak's slow but steady salmon run cracks record

Aug 7, 2018
Austin Fast / KDLG

Togiak has Bristol Bay’s smallest and latest salmon run, but it's following the Nushagak's lead and broke through 1980’s total run record of 1.2 million sockeye on Monday. Follow this set net crew out on the water in Togiak Bay.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 17, 2016

Jul 17, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG News

Ugashik put away another 400,000 sockeye Saturday, while Naknek-Kvichak and Nushagak catches tapered off a little. Now the number everyone is wondering about? What're they going to be worth. 

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 13, 2016

Jul 13, 2016
Hannah Colton/KDLG News

Tuesday was another 2 million fish day, lots of fishing opportunity through Bristol Bay, and even more sunshine – but where are those Kvichak fish? All that and more on tonight's fish report.

Fishermen prep for 2016 reg changes

May 25, 2016

No more free week, a loophole closed in Togiak, and a change for d-boats are among the 2016 changes

Fish board tackles Nush changes, creates Alagnak fishery

Dec 7, 2015

Alaska’s Board of Fisheries kept busy today, deliberating about 20 changes to Bristol Bay’s commercial fisheries, although only a few passed.

Fish board votes to require early-season registration

Dec 4, 2015

Fishermen will have to drop a blue card and register to fish in any district from the get-go next summer.

Togiak AC wants more protection for local fleet

Nov 17, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Togiak's Advisory Committee is looking for more protection for the local fleet --- and to continue protecting kings.

Bristol Bay fishery Tuesday July 28 update

Jul 28, 2015
Molly Dischner/KDLG

The fish may have outlasted the fleet this year, as returns are still continuing but effort is winding down.

BOF limits Togiak participation through Aug. 5

Jul 28, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Bristol Bay’s Togiak District will remain exclusive for an extra nine days under a July 24 decision by the state Board of Fisheries.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 23, 2015

Jul 23, 2015
Hannah Colton / KDLG

There's an emergency Board of Fisheries meeting tomorrow to discuss who can fish in Togiak, when - plus, more fishermen react to the season's low price.

UPDATE: Board of Fish meeting to discuss Togiak Friday

Jul 23, 2015

Togiak fishermen have petitioned the state to extend the time period during which fishing in their district is limited to those who haven't fished elsewhere in the bay.

Bristol Bay fishery Monday July 20 update

Jul 20, 2015
Molly Dischner/KDLG

A million more fish caught in Bristol Bay yesterday - and another million sockeye counted at the towers in seven rivers.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report, July 16, 2015

Jul 16, 2015
Matt Martin/KDLG

Naknek-Kvichak strong catches are daily records, and a long-time fisheries reporter says there's been less chatter about the market than usual.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Matt Martin/KDLG

Silver season is coming, and area managers tell us what they know about the run. Fishermen and processors say it's been a good week in most of Bristol Bay.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 14, 2015

Jul 14, 2015
Dewey Hemilright

No more waiting to transfer in the Naknek-Kvichak and Egegik districts, and some analysis of the run.