ADF&G: So. AK Peninsula Pot Cod Closes Today at Noon

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Sand Point Fishery

via “Commercial Fishery Announcements (Includes Subsistence and Personal Use)”

Closure Announced for the South Alaska Peninsula Area State-Waters Pacific Cod Pot Gear Season

Date Issued: 03/23/2014 – Emergency Order 4-GF-10-14

The South Alaska Peninsula Area state-waters Pacific cod season for all vessels using pot gear will close at NOON Monday, March 24, 2014. Inseason catch estimates indicate the pot gear harvest allocation will be attained at the time of the closure.
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South AK Pen AREA STATE-WATERS PACIFIC COD PRESEASON MEETING

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

Meeting has been aired & archived.

Download Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s preseason meeting for participants of the South Alaska Peninsula state-waters Pacific cod fishery – 3pm on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 (mp3, 16MB)

Stream it (HTML5):
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ADF&G: Pots open 3-9-13 & Jig Cod open 3-11-13

Posted on: March 15th, 2013 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

2013 South Alaska Peninsula Area State-Waters Pacific Cod Pot Gear Season Opening – 03/09/2013 7:55 AM

Closure Of The South Alaska Peninsula Management Area Parallel Pacific Cod Jig Gear Season And Opening Of The State-Waters Pacific Cod Jig Gear Season – 03/11/2013 2:17 PM

Both are PDFs via ADF&G

Tanner crab updates from ADF&G – Closure & extension…

Posted on: January 22nd, 2013 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

Extension Of Tanner Crab Fishing Season In Beaver, Balboa And Stepovak Bays In The Easter Section Of The South Alaska Peninsula District – 01/21/2013 6:00 PM

Closure Of Beaver, Balboa And Stepovak Bays To Tanner Crab Fishing In The Eastern Section Of The South Alaska Peninsula District – 01/20/2013 9:18 PM

All updates from: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=cfnews_mobile.main

ADF&G: Two Tanner crab updates for 2013

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

2013 South Peninsula District Tanner Crab Season Opening – 01/14/2013 7:45 AM

Closure Of Pavlof Bay And Jude Island In The Eastern Section Of The South Peninsula District Tanner Crab Fishery – 01/16/2013 9:00 PM

via: Commercial Fishery Announcements (Includes Subsistence and Personal Use) PDFs Published in the Last 7 Days

“Genetic Stock Composition of the Commercial Harvest of Sockeye Salmon in the Southeastern District Mainland (SEDM), Alaska Peninsula Management Area, 2010 -2012”

Posted on: January 14th, 2013 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Cold Bay Fishery, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) has released Special Publication 12 -31 “Genetic Stock Composition of the Commercial Harvest of Sockeye Salmon in the Southeastern District Mainland (SEDM), Alaska Peninsula Management Area, 2010 -2012” on the ADF&G website.
Here’s the link:
http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/FedAidPDFs/SP12-31.pdf

Recent ADF&G Tanner & Pacific Cod Commercial Fisheries Announcements for South AK Peninsula

Posted on: January 10th, 2013 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

All Commercial Fisheries Announcements linked below are PDFs.

2013 South Alaska Peninsula District Tanner Crab Season Final Registration Requirements – Posted on 01/09/2013 2:30 PM.

2013 South Alaska Peninsula Area State-Waters Pacific Cod Guideline Harvest Level – Posted on 01/08/2013 2:00 PM

2013 Chignik Management Area State-Waters Pacific Cod Guideline Harvest Level – Posted on 01/08/2013 2:00 PM

AK Board of Fisheries: Alaska Peninsula / Aleutian Islands Finfish – February 26 – March 4, 2013

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

FYI:
Alaska Peninsula / Aleutian Islands Finfish – February 26 –March 4, 2013
Comment Deadline: February 12, 2013
Location: Anchorage – Sheraton Hotel
Meeting Documents:
Proposals (PDF 238 kB)

Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Announcement # 14 For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-16-12

Posted on: July 16th, 2012 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Sand Point Fishery

Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Announcement # 14 For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-16-12

Commercial salmon fishing will be allowed in the South Central Districts and the Shumagin Islands portion of the Southeastern District for 24 hours from 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
Commercial salmon fishing will also be allowed in the Beaver Bay, Balboa Bay, Southwest Stepovak, Stepovak Flats, and East Stepovak sections of the Southeastern District for approximately 36 hours from noon Tuesday, July 17 through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012.

In addition, the Northwest Stepovak section will open to commercial salmon fishing for 48 hours from noon Tuesday, July 17 until noon Thursday, July 19, 2012. The closed waters of Orzinski Bay will be extended to the 1,000 yard markers.
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).

Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishing Announcement #2 June 14, 2012

Posted on: June 14th, 2012 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Sand Point Fishery

Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Announcement # 02 For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-02-12

The Southeastern District Mainland Section of the Southeastern District will open to commercial salmon fishing for 48 hours from noon Saturday, June 16 until noon Monday, June 18, 2012. Fishermen are reminded that only set gillnet gear may be used in the Southeastern District Mainland prior to July 11.

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).

Fish Report 3/20/2012

Posted on: March 20th, 2012 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Sand Point Fishery

As of March 18th 2012, 10.7 million pounds of pot cod have been harvested, leaving 2.4 million pounds yet to be caught.

There is about 1 and a half to two days fishing remaining. We are on a rolling day by day basis with an announcement planned Wednesday, March 21st, or Thursday, March 22nd.

The Pacific Cod Jig Fishery remains closed due to gale force winds and will continue on hold until Monday, March 26th. Then will reopen regardless of weather conditions.

 

This comes from Mark Stickert at Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Kodiak, Alaska. (907)-486-1840

Two news releases from ADF&G – Change to 2012 South Alaska Peninsula Area State-Waters Pacific Cod Pot Gear Season Opening + Chignik Tanner Closure

Posted on: February 13th, 2012 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

Download as a PDF:
“2012 SOUTH ALASKA PENINSULA AREA STATE-WATERS PACIFIC COD POT GEAR SEASON OPENING”

Download as a PDF:
“Closure Of The Chignik District Tanner Crab Fishery”

ADF&G: 2012 SOUTH ALASKA PENINSULA AREA & CHIGNIK AREA STATE-WATERS PACIFIC COD SEASON OPENINGS

Posted on: February 9th, 2012 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Cold Bay Fishery, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

Here’s the link to Commercial Fishery Announcements (Includes Subsistence and Personal Use) PDFs Published in the Last 7 Days.


Download “2012 SOUTH ALASKA PENINSULA AREA STATE-WATERS PACIFIC COD SEASON OPENINGS” as a PDF.

Download “2012 CHIGNIK AREA STATE-WATERS PACIFIC COD SEASON OPENINGS” as a PDF.

Text of the releases below:
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ADF&G: Closure Of The Eastern Section Of The South Peninsula District To Tanner Crab Fishing

Posted on: February 3rd, 2012 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Cold Bay Fishery, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

Download this announcement as a PDF.

ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DIVISION OF COMMERCIAL FISHERIES
NEWS RELEASE

CLOSURE OF THE EASTERN SECTION OF THE SOUTH PENINSULA DISTRICT TO TANNER CRAB FISHING
EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 4-S-13-12

All remaining open waters of the Eastern Section of the South Peninsula District will close to
Tanner crab fishing at 5:59 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2012. Catch reports indicate total harvest
will approach survey estimates of allowable Tanner crab surplus. Further harvest is not
warranted to protect the long-term health of the Tanner crab stock.

All pots within the Eastern Section of the South Peninsula District must be unbaited with doors
open at the time of the closure. Unbaited pots may be stored in the closed area in waters deeper
than 25 fathoms for seven days. After seven days, all pots remaining in the closed area must be
removed from the water or placed in waters less than 25 fathoms deep.

Two ADF&G Tanner Crab Emergency Orders

Posted on: January 30th, 2012 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: AK DF&G Announcements, Cold Bay Fishery, Community Window, Sand Point Fishery

Posted 1/29/2012. Click to download as a PDF.
CLOSURE OF WATERS SOUTH OF 55° 20’ N. LATITUDE TO TANNER CRAB FISHING IN THE EASTERN SECTION OF THE SOUTH PENINSULA DISTRICT / EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 4-S-10-12

Posted 1/28/2012. Click to download as a PDF.
CLOSURE OF IVANOF BAY NORTH OF 55° 47’13’’ N. LATITUDE TO TANNER CRAB FISHING IN THE CHIGNIK DISTRICT / EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 4-S-9-12