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FEDERAL SUBSISTENCE FISHERY FOR EULACHON

WED, FEBRUARY 25, 2015, 07:29 AM EST

KETCHIKAN, Alaska— The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords District Ranger Jeff DeFreest, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the Federal public waters that flow into District 1 Read More >


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Partners Program Job Anouncement Native Village of Eyak DENR, Cordova

WED, JANUARY 28, 2015, 10:39 AM EST

Purpose of the Position This is a general announcement to create an applicant pool to fill several Technician II positions with the Native Village of Eyak’s (NVE) Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) based in Cordova, Alaska. Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Acts on Proposals to Change Federal Subsistence Fisheries Regulations

MON, JANUARY 26, 2015, 10:55 AM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board met January 21−23, 2015 at the Dena’ina Convention Center in Anchorage to take action on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fishing regulations. The actions taken by the Board include: Read More >


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Notice of Funding Availability for the 2016 Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program

FRI, JANUARY 9, 2015, 02:12 PM EST

The Office of Subsistence Management’s Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program is seeking technically sound proposals that gather information to manage and conserve subsistence fishery resources on Federal public lands and waters in Alaska. Read More >


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FINAL FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF September 28 – October 4, 2014

TUE, OCTOBER 7, 2014, 09:17 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the Week of Sept . 29

MON, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 09:14 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF September 14-20, 2014

TUE, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, 08:58 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF September 7 - 13, 2014

MON, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014, 08:22 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for Week of Aug. 31- Sept. 6

THU, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, 08:29 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF August 24 – August 30, 2014

MON, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014, 03:47 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF August 17 – August 23, 2014

TUE, AUGUST 26, 2014, 08:44 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. Read More >


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Fisheries Update week of August 10-16, 2014

MON, AUGUST 18, 2014, 02:18 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Fisheries Update Aug. 3-Aug. 9, 2014

TUE, AUGUST 12, 2014, 08:38 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the Week of July 27

MON, AUGUST 4, 2014, 02:35 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

TUE, JULY 29, 2014, 08:40 AM EST

Copper Center, AK…The tentative pre-season fishing schedule for Federally qualified subsistence users in the Chitina Subdistrict of the Copper River was amended today by the Federal Subsistence Board. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE

MON, JULY 28, 2014, 02:31 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 13

TUE, JULY 22, 2014, 07:53 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

THU, JULY 17, 2014, 03:09 PM EST

Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced Read More >


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Kenai River Federal Subsistence Fishery for Chinook Salmon Remains Closed

MON, JULY 14, 2014, 02:53 PM EST

The Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon in the Kenai River downstream from the outlet of Skilak Lake will remain closed Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 6 - July 12, 2014

MON, JULY 14, 2014, 02:33 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

THU, JULY 10, 2014, 01:49 PM EST

Copper Center, AK-The tentative pre-season fishing schedule for Federally qualified subsistence users in the Chitina Subdistrict of the Copper River was amended today by the Federal Subsistence Board. Read More >


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FISHERIES UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 29-July 5, 2014

TUE, JULY 8, 2014, 02:58 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

THU, JULY 3, 2014, 10:27 AM EST

Copper Center, AK…The tentative pre-season fishing schedule for Federally qualified subsistence users in the Chitina Subdistrict of the Copper River was amended today by the Federal Subsistence Board Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 22-28, 2014

MON, JUNE 30, 2014, 02:59 PM EST

Sockeye The Forest Service operates the picket weir and video-equipped net weir at Redoubt Lake. The picket weir was fish tight the evening of June 16th. On June 26th 124 sockeye salmon passed the weir bringing the season total to 2,120. Read More >


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Amendment of Chitina Subdistrict Federal Subsistence Fishing Schedule Announced

FRI, JUNE 27, 2014, 08:04 AM EST

This fishery is open, during the periods listed above, to Federally qualified subsistence users having customary and traditional use of salmon in this Subdistrict. Additional periods will be announced as the season progresses. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 15-21, 2014

MON, JUNE 23, 2014, 02:30 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. Read More >


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Kenai River Chinook Salmon Federal Subsistence Fishery Closed to Protect the Early Run

WED, JUNE 18, 2014, 01:40 PM EST

The Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon in the Kenai River downstream from the outlet of Skilak Lake will be closed beginning 12:01 a.m., Thursday, June 19, through 11:59 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2014. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 8-15, 2014

MON, JUNE 16, 2014, 03:29 PM EST

The Sitka Tribe of Alaska operates the sockeye monitoring weir at Klag Bay which is scheduled to be operational the last week in June Read More >


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Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon opened in the Stikine River

FRI, JUNE 13, 2014, 07:34 AM EST

Wrangell, Alaska–The Wrangell District Ranger announced today that he is reopening the Federal Chinook salmon subsistence fishery in the Stikine River as authorized by the Federal Subsistence Board. Read More >


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2014 Kuskokwim Area Salmon Fishery NR4

WED, JUNE 11, 2014, 07:24 AM EST

A Special Action was issued today implementing permit-only salmon fishing with gillnets of up to 6” mesh, 50 fathom length, 45 meshes deep, beginning June 11, 2014. Read More >


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Fisheries Update for the week of June 1-7, 2014

TUE, JUNE 10, 2014, 09:23 AM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. Read More >


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Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon

TUE, JUNE 10, 2014, 09:09 AM EST

Federal subsistence fishery for Chinook salmon Permits will not be issued to take Chinook salmon in the Situk River until further notice Read More >


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Drift Gillnet Fishing is Closed

TUE, JUNE 10, 2014, 08:17 AM EST

Subsistence fishing in Subdistricts 4B and 4C is currently closed. Federal regulations allow the use of drift gillnets for the subsistence harvest of Chinook salmon in Federal public waters Read More >


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Guardians of our Resources - News from the Kuskokwim River

FRI, JUNE 6, 2014, 09:12 AM EST

I was very encouraged to learn that tribal representatives at the recent Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission meeting supported a resolution calling for a moratorium on Yukon River king salmon fishing. Read More >


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WEEK OF May 25-31, 2014

SUN, MAY 25, 2014, 03:08 PM EST

The purpose of the weekly fisheries update is to provide the reader with an overall summary of the status of subsistence related fisheries throughout the state of Alaska. The target audience is the Federal Subsistence Board and its Staff Committee. Read More >


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Corrected - Kuskokwim Area Salmon Fishery News Release 3

FRI, MAY 23, 2014, 02:54 PM EST

A Special Action was issued at the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge today. These are restrictions to the Chinook fishery that will begin on Tuesday, May 27th. Special Action 3KS-03-14 extends the previously announced closure Read More >


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TULUKSAK TO THE REFUGE BOUNDARY

FRI, MAY 23, 2014, 12:45 PM EST

This Special Action closes king salmon fishing to all users in conservation section 3 from Tuluksak to the boundary of the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge near the village of Aniak. Read More >


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Kuskokwim Chinook Salmon Management Strategies

THU, MAY 22, 2014, 07:54 AM EST

2014 Kuskokwim Salmon Outlook The Chinook salmon return to the Kuskokwim River in 2014 is expected to be weak and below normal; significant conservation efforts restricting harvest will be necessary to meet escapement goals. Read More >


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Saving our King Salmon

WED, MAY 21, 2014, 02:32 PM EST

King salmon on the Kuskokwim are in trouble. Since last fall, there has been a growing local recognition that the problem is serious and that serious actions need to be taken. Read More >


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Corrected - Federal Waters Within the Boundaries of the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge

MON, MAY 19, 2014, 01:50 PM EST

This is an announcement from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskoswim Area Read More >


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SPECIAL ACTION

FRI, MAY 16, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

This Special Action closes king salmon fishing to all users in conservation sections 1 and 2 on the Kuskokwim River drainage. This action follows the conservation strategy discussed with the members of local Tribes, the public, Kuskokwim . . . Read More >


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Special Action

FRI, MAY 16, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River will be closed to fishing for king salmon to non-Federally qualified users to provide for escapement. Read More >


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2014 Kuskokwim Area Salmon Fishery News Release

TUE, MAY 6, 2014, 09:15 AM EST

State and Federal fishery management staff will continue to follow guidelines outlined in the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Plan 5 ACC 07.365 Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Board Closes Stikine River Subsistence Chinook Salmon

THU, MAY 1, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board has closed the May 15-June 20, 2014 subsistence Chinook salmon fishery on the Stikine River and delegated authority to the Wrangell District Ranger to reopen the fishery if the . . . Read More >


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Comments invited on proposed changes to fisheries regulations

TUE, APRIL 15, 2014, 08:24 AM EST

Comments invited on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations ANCHORAGE -- The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting written comments, through June 13, 2014, on proposed changes to Federal subsistence fisheries regulations. Read More >


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Federal subsistence fishery for eulachon 25Feb14

TUE, FEBRUARY 25, 2014, 04:44 PM EST

KETCHIKAN, Alaska—The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords District Ranger Jeff DeFreest, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the Federal public waters that flow into District 1 to the taking of eulachon Read More >


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Call for Proposals to Change Federal Subsistence Fish and Shellfish Regulations

WED, JANUARY 15, 2014, 03:55 PM EST

The Federal Subsistence Board is accepting proposals through March 28, 2014, to change Federal regulations for the subsistence harvest of fish and shellfish for the 2015-2017 regulatory years (April 1, 2015-March 31, 2017). Read More >


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Joint News Release 41

MON, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013, 10:24 AM EST

013 Yukon River Fall Salmon Fishery News Release # 41 Fall Announcement # 33, District 4 Salmon Subsistence Fishing Schedule Districts Affected: Upper Yukon Area Read More >


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Federal Subsistence Fisheries Regulations Book Available

WED, MARCH 27, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

Printed copies of the April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2015 Federal subsistence fisheries regulations book are available. Copies of the book may be picked up at Federal land management offices and vendors. Read More >