AK Governor’s Race: Follow-Up w/Mark Begich – November 1st, 2018

Posted on: November 1st, 2018 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

Mark Begich & family + Portugal The Man on Oct. 28th, 2018. Via https://twitter.com/MarkBegich/status/1056633746617593856

Listen to KSDP’s follow up interview with candidate for Governor of Alaska Mark Begich.

Download or stream the interview by clicking here. (MP3, 3MB, 15 minutes)

Area M Fall Fishing Opener – September 3, 2018

Posted on: August 30th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Fisheries News

Sand Point Commercial Salmon Fishery Announcement #16
For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-13-18
Commercial salmon fishing in the Unimak, Southwestern, South Central, and Southeastern districts will be allowed from 9:00 a.m. Monday, September 3 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
All closed waters in the above locations will be as described in the regulation book or as adjusted by emergency order.

Area M Opener: 36-Hour Opener – Dolgi Subsection Re-Opened

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

The Department of Fish and Game is re-opening the Dolgi Subsection of Area M for the upcoming 36-hour salmon opener.

On July 17, 2018 the Board of Fish adopted language specifying this region to remain closed until August 8, 2018 unless Chignik Late Run stock were coming in at healthy levels. This decision was based on the current Chignik late run, which is meeting its necessary escapement objectives.

Dolgoi Island Area Restricted for Upcoming Opener – July 2018

Posted on: July 12th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

Fishing for Area M will be open as scheduled for 36-hours beginning 6:00am, July 14th and closing at 6:00pm July 15th.

The important note is that certain sections of the Dolgoi Island Management Area will be restricted.

Regulations call for this to occur when and estimated harvest of 180,000 fish has occurred. So far less than 20,000 fish have been harvested in the 2018 salmon season.

See the announcement from the Dept. of Fish and Game below.

Fish and Game Announces Second 40-Hour Restricted Opener for Area M – June 2018

Posted on: June 24th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced a second restricted opener for the final fishing period of June 2018. Seine and Drift gear types will be open for 40 hours beginning Monday, June 25 at 6:00am and closing 40-hours later at 10:00pm, June 26.

Set Gill Net gear types will be allowed to fish 40-hours beginning Wednesday, June 27 at 6:00am and closing Thursday, June 28 at 10:00pm

This is a developing story and more updates about July will become more available as they are announced.d

Fish and Game Releases Justification for Area M June Fishing Restrictions

Posted on: June 21st, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

The Alaska Depart of Fish and Game has released their report with regulatory justification for its unprecedented restrictions for the Area M June Fishery.

Interview: Fish and Game on June Salmon Restrictions

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

Listen or download the KSDP’s interview with Fish and Game Regional Manager Jeff Wadle as he discusses the justification for restricting Area M’s June Fishery. Jeff also touches on what Fish and Game is looking for as the season continues.

Download the Listen to the Interview Here! (MP3, 5MB, 12 Minutes).

Department of Fish and Game Announces Area M June Fishing Restrictions

Posted on: June 18th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

In an unprecedented decision, the Regional Area Managers have restricted all gear types in Area M from fishing during the final 48 hours of the next two openings in June.

Seine and Drift Gears will open as schedule at 6:00am on Wednesday, June 20 and close Thursday, June 21 at 10:00pm – a 40 hour opening.

Set Gill Net will open as scheduled on Friday, June 22 at 6:00am and close on Saturday, June 23 at 10:00pm, another 40-hour opener.

The remaining openings in June will be potentially be also restricted and more announcements will follow. See the official announcement below.

Aleutia 2018 Annual Membership Meeting – June 4, 2018

Posted on: June 4th, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

The Aleutia Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the Aleutians East Borough Building in Sand Point at 6:30 pm. Topics for discussion include price announcements, quality standards, and last years price records.

The meeting is open to the public.

MP3: South AK Peninsula Cod Update from ADF&G – 03/27/2018

Posted on: March 28th, 2018 | Author: Virgil | Filed under: Community Window, Fisheries News

Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Natura Richardson, Groundfish Management Biologist for the South Alaska Peninsula area spoke with KSDP’s Virgil Porter about the state waters pacific cod season on March 27th, 2018.

Download KSDP’s interview with ADF&G’s Natura Richardson from 2018-03-27 (MP3, 3.2MB)

Current Sand Point Spit PSP Levels: Too High!

Posted on: February 21st, 2018 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

Current PSP Levels on the Sand Point Spit of have been recorded at dangerous PSP Levels! Be Careful!

Aleutians East Borough Fish News! December 2017

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

In this issue: Download or view the issue here

Information for the upcoming New Year Fishing Regulations and Strategies Teleconference!

Every year the Borough hosts several of the key players in the world of fishing for a teleconference to discuss the upcoming year. This year will gather:

– U. S. Coast Guard, Kodiak.
– Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Kodiak.
– NMFS Alaska Region, Juneau.
– Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle.
– North Pacific Observer Program & A.I.S. observer providers

KSDP will broadcast this meeting live!

Alaska Peninsula 2017 Salmon Season Wrap Up! Overall Harvests and Values Included

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

It was one for the books, see the incredible harvest numbers for the 2017 salmon season on the Alaska Peninsula!

Download the Season Summary by the Department of Fish and Game Here

Opener Extended for the Mainland, Islands to South Unimak Open Until Further Notice: August 11, 2017

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News

Salmon Opener! 48 Hours Beginning August 8th, 2017 at Noon!

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, Fisheries News