There are no survivors after a mid-air plane collision Wednesday morning near Russian Mission. On Thursday, State Troopers and the NTSB continued their investigations.
A large mid-August pulse of fall chum and coho salmon is keeping commercial fishermen busy in the lower river, but those upriver say they have yet to meet their subsistence needs.
Fishermen expressed frustration about gear restrictions, closures, and potentially infected fish.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing some unanticipated commercial openings in the Norton Sound region amid stronger-than-expected chum salmon runs.
With Chinook harvests shut down and summer chum harvests are on the rise, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is starting a chum tracking program to keep on eye on fish in the river.
High water is combining with gear restrictions to restrict subsistence fishing along the Yukon River.
As subsistence fishermen and state fishery managers anticipate the worst Chinook run on record, tight fishing restrictions have some subsistence fishermen saying they can’t catch summer chums.
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