Wednesday, June 2, 2010

ADF&G Announces Commercial Salmon June Fishery Dates in South Unimak and the Shumagin Islands

According to a press release from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the South Unimak and Shumagin Islands June fisheries will open to commercial fishing during the following times and dates:

6 a.m. Mon., June 7, 2010 until 10 p.m. Thurs., June 10, 2010
6 a.m. Sat., June 12, 2010 until 10 p.m. Tues., June 15, 2010
6 a.m. Thurs., June 17, 2010 until 10 p.m. Sun., June 20, 2010
6 a.m. Tues., June 22, 2010 until 10 p.m., Fri., June 25, 2010
6 a.m. Sun., June 27, 2010 until 10 p.m., Tues., June 29, 2010

The June fishery occurs in the following districts and sections:

Unimak District
Bechevin Bay Section of the Northwestern District
Southwestern District
West and East Pavlof Bay sections of the South Central District
Shumagin Islands Section of the Southeastern District

All closed waters in the above locations will be as described in the regulation book or as adjusted by emergency order.

Subsistence permits for the Alaska Peninsula are available in the Alaska Department of Fish & Game offices in Sand Point, Cold Bay and Port Moller. Subsistence fishermen must obtain a permit and have it in their possession while harvesting salmon under subsistence guidelines.

Statistical charts and harvest strategies are available at the Sand Point, Cold Bay and Port Moller Fish & Game offices. News releases and commercial salmon fishing regulations can be found on the ADF&G website at . Salmon fishery announcements will be broadcast on VHF channels 6 and 73 daily at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. and may also be obtained from ADF&G in Sand Point at (907) 383-2334 (383-ADFG).

1 comment:

  1. Is there a website to find the current Point Moller test fishery indicies?
    Thanks Linda Ralston