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.
After a break between the summer chum and the fall chum runs, “fish camps are coming to life again” along the Yukon River, fishermen say.
Educator Cultural Camp taught teachers berry picking, fishing, and the importance of culturally relevant curriculum.
Despite a slow run that’s left Yukon fisherman waiting for fall chum, Jeff Estensen with Fish and Game said “(by) all accounts, it definitely seems like we have a pulse of fish going upriver.”
Ten thousand pounds of donated halibut will help four communities affected by this spring’s poor walrus harvest.
As new noise, firearm, and marijuana ordinances are readied for public consumption, the city council is preparing to interview two candidates for the city manager job.
Wales is creating a polar bear patrol with help from the Alaska Nanuuq Commission, the North Slope Borough, the World Wildlife Fund, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Western Alaska is in midst of one of the best salmon runs in decades, and that means fishermen are catching record numbers of chum.
As Chinook salmon make it to spawning grounds in Canada, subsistence fishing along the Yukon ebbs as fishermen await fall chums.
From the time he struck a whale to his memories exploring St. Lawrence Island, Luke had many stories to share, and we were happy and grateful to hear them.