Category: Outdoors

Good bad news?

The Copper River commercial salmon fishery ended Tuesday almost 2,000 Chinook over the 5,000-salmon threshold the Alaska Department of Fish and Game set as the acceptable harvest for 2017, ¬†and the fishing […]

Fishermen trouble

The 68-year-old president of the United Fishermen of Alaska – one of the 49th state’s most powerful lobbies – and three other commercial fishermen have been cited in Cordova for failing to […]

Prized fish kill

Update: This story has been updated with video to illustrate Thursday fishing conditions. The Copper River commercial fishery has claimed the life of a 69-year-old commercial fishermen from Cordova. The body of […]

A bigger king run?

UPDATED, 5/25/2017: Director of Commercial Fisheries addresses state’s comfort level that the king run is larger than forecast.   After predicting the worst king salmon run to the Copper River since 1985 […]

Yes or no, fish or go

  News analysis   Fisheries biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are today wrestling with a major dilemma. Months ago, long-time Cordova biologist Steve Moffitt forecast a frighteningly low […]