ADF&G: 2012 CHIGNIK DISTRICT TANNER CRAB SEASON – DELAYED – Date Issued: 01/20/2012
2012 CHIGNIK DISTRICT
TANNER CRAB SEASON – DELAYED
The National Weather Service (NWS) 4:00 AM 48-hour marine forecast for Area 155 on January
20 contained gale warnings. Therefore, the Chignik District Tanner crab final registration and
season opening will be delayed for 24 hours.
If the 48-hour marine weather forecast in Area 155 issued at 4:00 AM on Saturday, January 21
contains a small craft advisory, final registration and the fishery opening will again be delayed
for 24 hours.
If the 48-hour marine weather forecast for Area 155 issued Saturday, January 21 does not contain
a small craft advisory, final registration will begin at 12:00 NOON on January 21 and the fishery
will open at 12:00 NOON on January 22.
Any action to further delay or open the fishery will be announced in a subsequent ADF&G news
release by 9:00 AM on Saturday, January 21.
For additional information please contact ADF&G in Kodiak at (907) 486-1840.