2018 Yukon River Salmon Fishery News Release # 15 - Subdistrict 4-A Subsistence Fishing Schedule

Districts Affected: Upper Yukon Area

Due to current low numbers of Chinook salmon in the assessment projects, one previously announced 24-hour period is being cancelled in Subdistrict 4-A. This action is intended to limit the harvest on early groups of Chinook salmon while more information about the timing and strength of the run is collected.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Holly Carroll, Area Management Biologist, ADF&G

Lower Yukon Area Office

(907) 949-1320

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

Fishing schedule hotline in Fairbanks: 459-7387

Fred Bue, Yukon Area Inseason Manager

Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office

(907) 455-1849 or (800) 267-3997

Subsistence Management Actions:

Subdistrict 4-A (including the communities of Anvik, Grayling, Kaltag, Nulato, and Koyukuk):

Subsistence fishing is currently closed and will open with 7.5-inch or smaller mesh gillnets for one 24-hour period:

  • 6 p.m. Sunday, June 17 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 18

The previously announced period from 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21 is cancelled.

Subsistence fishing will reopen 6 p.m. Sunday June 24 with 7.5-inch or smaller mesh gillnets on a reduced regulatory schedule consisting of two 24-hour periods per week from:

  • 6 p.m. Sundays to 6 p.m. Mondays
  • 6 p.m. Wednesdays to 6 p.m. Thursdays

Subsistence salmon fishing is closed between the 24-hour fishing periods.

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