Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Chignik Commercial Salmon Fishery Announcement # 18

Closed Waters Adjustment: According to the Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G), effective 4:00 p.m. today (Tuesday, July 31st) the Chignik Lagoon markers will move to Mensis Point.

As Previously Announced: The Chignik Bay, Central, Eastern, Western, and Perryville districts will close to commercial salmon fishing at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 1. 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.

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