Public Hearing Announced for Fisheries Special Action Request FSA23-02: Yukon River Chinook, Summer and Fall Chum, and Coho Salmon Fisheries

For Immediate Release:
April 20, 2023

A public hearing is scheduled from 4:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m., or until the end of public participation, on May 4, 2023, by teleconference, to receive public testimony on a fisheries special action request FSA23-02.

Last edited 04/20/2023
Contact Information
Kayla Mckinney
(907) 786-3880

Temporary Fisheries Special Action Request FSA23-02 was submitted by a resident of Rampart, Alaska, and requests the Federal Subsistence Board (Board) to:

•    Close Federal public waters of the Yukon River drainage, to the harvest of Chinook, summer and fall Chum, and Coho salmon except by federally qualified subsistence users from June 1 through September 30, 2023

•    Require Federal subsistence fishing schedules, openings, closures, and fishing methods be determined by the Federal Fisheries Manager

A public hearing to receive testimony on FSA23-02 is scheduled as follows:

May 4, 2023, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  (Or until conclusion of public comments)

Teleconference: 888-455-7761 

Passcode: 1124353

To participate in the public hearing call the toll-free telephone number provided above.  When prompted, enter the passcode. 

Comments will be forwarded to the Board for consideration when it meets to take action on FSA23-02 at a to be announced date. Further information on the upcoming Board meeting will be provided through news releases, the program webpage (, and social media.

For more information on fisheries special actions and a link to the fact sheet on FSA23-02, go to: 

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NR FSA23-02 Public Hearing Announcement [pdf]



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