South Peninsula Commercial Fishery Announcement #17
For Emergency Order #4-FS-M-SP-14-19
Commercial salmon fishing will be allowed in the Beaver Bay, Balboa Bay, Southwest Stepovak, East Stepovak, and Northwest Stepovak sections, excluding the waters of Orzinski Bay north of a line from Elephant Point at 55° 41.92ʹ N. lat., 160° 03.20ʹ W. long. to Waterfall Point at 55° 43.18ʹ N. lat., 160° 01.13ʹ W. long. (Statistical Area 281-50) of the Southeastern District for 132 hours from 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 15 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday August 20. The Stepovak Flats Section will remain closed.
As previously announced:
The current commercial salmon fishing period in the Shumagin Islands Section of the Southeastern District, the Southwestern District, and the Unimak District will be extended from 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 9 until further notice.
Commercial salmon fishing in the South Central District will be allowed from 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 5 until further notice.
Commercial salmon fishing in the Bechevin Bay Section of the Northwestern District will be allowed from 8:00 a.m. Monday, August 5 until further notice.
All closed waters in the above locations will be as described in the regulation book or as adjusted by emergency order.
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2015 salmon haul on F/V Celtic, a 58’ hansen purse seiner fishing out of Sand Point.
Alaska Peninsula Biologist Lisa Fox discusses the beginning of August for the 2019 Salmon Season and the potential for openings
– Opportunities for fishing in the Shumagin Islands
– Harvest Observations
– Mainland and Area Escapement
– …And More!
Download the Fisheries Interview with Area Biologist Lisa Fox Discussing the August Fisheries Report(mp3, 1 MB, 5 minutes)
The Department of Fish and Game for the Aleutians East Salmon Area discusses the upcoming 2019 salmon season and answers questions from the fisherman on specific details including new schedules and regulations.
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Download the 2019 Pre-Season Salmon Meeting Here!
Please come on down to the Aleutians East Borough Building on May 30th at 6:30 pm to pick up bonus checks and give feedback to Aleutia! The meeting will also cover all the new information you need to know.
The call in number is: 1-800-315-6338, Code: 59090#
Hope to see you there!
NOAA has been investigating the cause of increasing dead gray whale sightings. If you see a beached or dead whale, please take a photo and call 1-877-925-7773 or email Kate.Savage@noaa.gov
The QTT tribe environmental department has determined that the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels of shellfish in Sand Point are far exceeding the levels permitted by the FDA.
For a more detailed look at their findings, see the attached flier. For more information on the effects of PSP, click here!
The Aleutian Housing Authority is now hiring Laborers, Carpenters, and a Plumber in Sand Point for the 2019 housing season.
See the attached flier for more information, call either 1-800-478-5614 or 907-563-2146, or visit their website.
Rep. Bryce Edgmon
Representative and Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon talks about the proposed budget cuts that Governor Mike Dunleavy has presented. He discusses his priorities for funding the Ferry System, K-12 Education, the University of Alaska and more
Stay tuned for more updates at the
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Rep. Bryce Edgmon
KSDP’s Austin Roof will talk with Speaker of the House – Representative Bryce Edgmon live on-air at 3pm on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019.
Please stop by the station office, email (email@example.com) or call (383.KSDP) with any questions/topics you’d like to ask Rep. Edgmon.
Final Score: King Cove T-Jacks (93) vs New Stuyahok Eagles (27) on Friday, March 7th, 2019 at the 2019 ACC Regional Tournament in King Cove, Alaska.
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Game coverage by Amy Mack & Fanny Jo Newton.
Aleutians East Borough sez:
Actions taken so far on proposals at the Alaska Board of Fisheries: Alaska Peninsula/Aleutian Islands/Chignik Finfish – Feb. 21 – 26, 2019:
Proposal #128: Failed 0 to 7
Proposal #129: No Action
Proposal #130: Failed 0 to 7
Proposal #131: Failed 3 to 3
Proposal #132: Failed 1 to 6
Proposal #134: Failed 3 to 3
Proposal #135: Failed 1 to 5
Proposal #136: Motion Carried 6 to 0
Proposal #137: No Action
Proposal #138: Motion Carried 6 to 0
Proposal #139: Failed 0 to 6
Proposal #140: No Action
Proposal #141: No Action (more…)