2017 Yukon River Fall Salmon Fishery News Release #61 Districts 4 and 5 Commercial Fishing

Districts Affected: Upper Yukon Area

Fall Season Emergency Order # 53

By regulation, the 2017 commercial salmon fishing seasons in Districts 4 and 5 will close effective 11:59 p.m. September 30. 

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Jeff Estensen, Area Management Biologist

Christy Gleason, Asst. Area Management Biologist

Phone: (907) 459-7217

The preliminary total harvests were 1,402 fall chum salmon in Subdistrict 4-A, and 1,952 fall chum salmon in Subdistricts 5-B and 5-C.

The closing of the commercial fishing season in either district does not affect their current subsistence fishing schedule.

Fishing schedules are available 24 hours a day at (866) 479-7387 (toll free outside of Fairbanks); in Fairbanks, call (907) 459-7387.

If you have any questions regarding this report, please call the Fairbanks office at 459-7274.

This has been an announcement by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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