2019 Yukon River Summer Salmon Fishery News Release #28 Districts 1 and 2 Commercial Fishing Schedule

Districts Affected: Lower Yukon Area

With passage at Pilot Station sonar of over 1,000,000 summer chum salmon, a commercial surplus is available for harvest. Fishermen must confirm they have a buyer and should check on tender locations prior to fishing.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Holly Carroll, Area Management Biologist

Deena Jallen, Assistant Area Management Biologist

Lower Yukon Area Office, Emmonak, Alaska

Phone: (907) 949-1320

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

Chinook salmon may not be sold. All Chinook salmon retained for subsistence must be recorded on a fish ticket.

District 1 Commercial:

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

District 2 Commercial:

Commercial fishing will open for one period with 6-inch or smaller mesh gillnets:

  • A 6-hour period from 6 p.m. to midnight Sunday, July 7

As a reminder, the Andreafsky River is closed to commercial fishing and fishermen should be mindful not to target summer chum salmon headed into the Andreafsky River to spawn.

This is an announcement by the ADF&G in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. To reach the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Fairbanks call 455-1849.

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