Here is the June Fishing Schedule for the Eastern Aleutians! Good Luck to Everyone!
SAND POINT COMMERCIAL SALMON FISHERY ANNOUNCEMENT # 01 For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-01-13
The South Unimak and Shumagin Islands June fisheries will open to commercial salmon fishing for set gillnet gear during the following times and dates:
From 6:00 a.m. Friday, June 7 until 10:00 p.m. Monday, June 10
From 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 12 until 10:00 p.m. Saturday, June 15 From 6:00 a.m. Monday, June 17 until 10:00 p.m. Thursday, June 20 From 6:00 a.m. Saturday, June 22 until 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 From 6:00 a.m. Thursday, June 27 until 10:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29
The South Unimak and Shumagin Islands June fisheries will open to drift gillnet and seine gear during the following times and dates:
From 6:00 a.m. Monday, June 10 until 10:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13 From 6:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15 until 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 From 6:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20 until 10:00 p.m. Sunday, June 23 From 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 25 until 10:00 p.m. Friday, June 28
The June fishery occurs in the following districts and sections: Unimak District
Bechevin Bay Section of the Northwestern District Southwestern District
West and East Pavlof Bay sections of the South Central District Shumagin Islands Section of the Southeastern District
All closed waters in the above locations will be as described in the regulation book or as adjusted by emergency order.
Subsistence permits for the Alaska Peninsula are available in the Alaska Department of Fish and Game offices in Sand Point, Cold Bay, and Port Moller. Subsistence fishermen must obtain a permit and have it in their possession while harvesting salmon under subsistence guidelines.
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).