Public Hearing Announced Regarding Salmon Fishing Closure FSA-YD-24-01 on Kuskokwim River Starting June 1, 2024

For Immediate Release: 
April 29, 2024

The Fisheries Manager at the at Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (YDNWR), in coordination with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (KRITFC), proposes to close Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River drainage to the harvest of Chinook, Chum, and Coho Salmon by all users starting June 1, 2024. Harvest opportunities for Federally qualified subsistence users may be announced during this closure. The public is encouraged to provide comments to the Federal Manager on the proposed closure.

A public hearing to receive testimony on the proposed special action is scheduled for:

May 15, 2023, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Or until conclusion of public comments) via Teams Teleconference:
Teleconference: 1-833-436-1163
Conference ID: 158 989 886#


For more information on the special action request, please contact Yukon Delta NWR at 907-543-1023.
PO box 346 • Bethel, Alaska 99559 • • 907-543-3151

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Last edited 05/01/2024
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