2018 Yukon River Fall Salmon Fishery News Release # 3 - Districts 1 and 2 Commercial Fishing Schedule

District 1 Commercial Fishing:

Commercial fishing is open during the summer season for 9 hours each day from 6 p.m. until 3 a.m. the following day with 6-inch or smaller mesh gillnets. The last summer season commercial period in District 1 will be from 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14 until 3 a.m. Sunday, July 15.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Jeff Estensen, Fall Season Management Biologist

Christy Gleason, Asst. Management Biologist

Upper Yukon Area Office

(907) 459-7274

Toll Free Phone Recording: 1-866-479-7387

Fishing schedule hotline in Fairbanks: 459-7387

District 2 Commercial Fishing:

Commercial fishing will open for 12-hour periods with 6-inch or smaller mesh gillnets:

  • Noon to midnight Friday, July 13
  • Noon to midnight Saturday, July 14
  • Noon to midnight Sunday, July 15
  • Noon to midnight Tuesday, July 17

The last summer season commercial period in District 2 will be from noon Tuesday, July 17 until midnight Tuesday, July 17.

Commercial fishermen in Districts 1 and 2 should stand by for announcements regarding fall season commercial fishing periods.

The Emmonak ADF&G office will stand by on VHF channel 7A.

View Full News Release


Was this page helpful?

Please provide a comment