According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), commercial salmon fishing will be allowed in the South Central District and the Shumagin Islands portion of the Southeastern district for 24 hours from 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012.
All closed waters in the above locations will be as described in the regulation book or as adjusted by emergency order.
Statistical charts and harvest strategies are available at the Sand Point, Cold Bay, and Port Moller Fish and Game offices. Commercial salmon fishing regulations, commercial harvest, escapement, and news releases can be found on the ADF&G website at: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=commercialbyareaakpeninsula.salmon.
Salmon fishery announcements will be broadcast on VHF channels 6 and 73 daily at 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and may also be obtained from ADF&G in Sand Point at 383-2334 (383-ADFG).