The Chignik Bay, Central, Eastern, Western, and Perryville districts of the Chignik Management Area will open to commercial salmon fishing for 72 hours beginning at 11:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 12th) until 11:30 p.m. Sunday, July 15. The Chignik Lagoon markers will be located at Humes Point.
Statistical charts, harvest strategies, and subsistence fishing permits are available at the Chignik weir and the Kodiak regional ADF&G offices. Commercial fishing regulations, salmon harvest, escapement, and news releases can be found on the ADF&G website at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=commercialbyareachignik.salmon.
Fishermen are encouraged to standby on VHF Channel 6 at 9:15 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. daily for fishery updates.