2018 SALMON HARVEST SUMMARY

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has published preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2018 Alaska Commercial Salmon Fishery (PDF 124 kB). The 2018 Alaska commercial salmon fishery all species harvest was approximately 114.5 million fish with an estimated preliminary ex-vessel value of $595.2 million, a 13% decrease from the 2017 value […]

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Invasive Pike in Southcentral Alaska

Illegal stocking of northern pike is reducing fishing quality in Southcentral Alaska by threatening both wild and stocked fisheries. The northern pike is native to most of Alaska, but it does not naturally occur south and east of the Alaska Mountain Range except for a small, remnant population near Yakutat. Pike are top-level predators in […]

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Alaska Joint Board of Fisheries and Game announces its 2018-2019 Proposal Book

The Alaska Joint Board of Fisheries and Game (joint board) announces its 2018-2019 Proposal Book is now available. The joint board accepted 40 proposals for review during its upcoming regulatory meeting scheduled for March 2019. These proposals constitute proposed regulatory changes to the administration of local fish and game advisory committees, the fish and game […]

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