2018 Yukon River Fall Salmon Fishery News Release # 61 - District 2 Commercial Period 21 and Subsistence Schedule

Districts Affected: Lower Yukon Area

District 2 Commercial Fishing:

Commercial fishing will be open for one period in District 2, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, September 10. This will be a 6-hour commercial fishing period with gillnets restricted to 6-inch or smaller mesh size. Commercial fishermen need to confirm their buyer prior to fishing. A reminder to fishermen that the Andreafsky River is closed to commercial fishing.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Jeff Estensen, Area Management Biologist

Christy Gleason, Asst. Area Management Biologist

Upper Yukon Area Office

(907) 459-7274

Toll free fishing schedule hotline: (866) 479-7387

District 2 Subsistence Salmon Fishing Schedule:

Subsistence salmon fishing in District 2 is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with gillnets restricted to a maximum mesh size of 7.5 inches, except for closures before, during, and after commercial fishing periods. Subsistence salmon fishing will close at 2:00 a.m. Monday, September 10 and reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, September 11. Fishermen may use 4-inch or smaller mesh size gillnets to target non-salmon species during subsistence salmon closures.

The Emmonak field office closed for the season. For information regarding schedules and commercial openings, please call (866) 479-7387. You can also contact the Fairbanks office Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. at 459-7274.

This is an announcement by the ADF&G in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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