2018 Yukon River Salmon Fishery News Release # 37 - District 3 Subsistence Fishing Schedule

Districts Affected: Lower Yukon Area

An additional reduced fishing period is being announced in District 3, afterwards, subsistence periods will return to the regulatory schedule as the Chinook run is projected to be more than 90% complete in the district.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Holly Carroll, Area Management Biologist

Lower Yukon Area Office

(907) 949-1320

Fred Bue, Yukon Area Inseason Manager

Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office

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

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

Fishing schedule hotline in Fairbanks: 459-7387

Subsistence Management Actions:

District 3:

Subsistence fishing is currently open from 2 p.m. Thursday, July 5 to 8 a.m. Friday, July 6 with 6-inch or smaller mesh gillnets.

Effective 2 p.m. Monday, July 9, subsistence fishing will open for one 18-hour period with 7.5 inch or smaller mesh gillnets

  • 2 p.m. Monday, July 9 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 10

Effective 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, subsistence fishing will be on the regulatory schedule of two 36-hour periods per week with 7.5-inch or smaller mesh gillnets

8 p.m. Wednesdays to 8 a.m. Fridays

8 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Tuesdays

During subsistence salmon fishing closures, only gillnets with 4-inch or smaller mesh may be used to target non-salmon species.

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