2017 Yukon River Summer Salmon Fishery News Release # 34 District 2 Commercial Fishing Schedule

Districts Affected: Lower Yukon Area

This news release announces an additional gillnet commercial period for District 2 to target summer chum salmon. Subsistence fishing is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week except closed 2 hours before, during, and 2 hours after commercial periods. 

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Holly Carroll, Area Management Biologist
Deena Jallen, Assistant Area Management Biologist
Phone: (907) 267-2324

Fishermen should stand by for announcements regarding Fall season subsistence and commercial fishing schedules.

District 2:

Commercial fishing with 6-inch or smaller mesh gillnets will be open for one additional 6-hour summer season period:

  • 6 p.m. to 12 midnight Tuesday, July 18

Any Chinook salmon caught during commercial gillnet openings may be kept for subsistence use and must be recorded on a fish ticket as “kept but not sold”.

Fishing schedules, test fish catches and sonar counts are available 24 hours a day at (866) 479-7387 (toll free); in Fairbanks, call (907) 459-7387. If you have any questions, please call ADF&G in Emmonak at 949-1320.

This is an announcement by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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