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Monday, July 25, 2022

Alaska 2022 Preliminary Alaska Commercial Salmon Harvest - Blue Sheet ADF&G - July 2022 The Blue Sheet reports cumulative salmon harvest during the commercial fishing season in thousands of fish. Statewide harvest estimates on this page are refreshed twice daily. Please note, inseason harvest estimates published in this report are preliminary and subject to change. Confidential catch information is not included in these cumulative totals. Questions about inseason data collection and individual estimates should be directed to the fishery area management biologists. Southeast salmon hatcheries see one year funding but no permanent fix KFSK - July 22, 2022 A bill that would have reinstated a surcharge on sportfish licenses in Alaska failed to pass the state Senate during the Legislature’s second session this year. The Bristol Bay sockeye run was record-setting, but there are plenty of factors that go into a successful fishing season Juneau Empire by John Schandelmeier - July 23, 2022 The Bristol Bay fishing season is wrapping up. The bay had a record sockeye salmon return this season. The salmon run, upwards of 70 million, was far and away the largest in recorded history. The catch was also at record levels. However, the roses were not necessarily for everyone. Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag Limits Increased Alaska Native News by ADF&G - July 23, 2022 (Soldotna) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the sport fishing bag and possession limits for salmon, 16 inches or longer, except for king, pink, and coho salmon, in the Kenai River downstream of Skilak Lake to six per day and twelve in possession effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 22 through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, December 31, 2022. This includes the flowing waters of the Kenai River from its mouth upstream to ADF&G regulatory marker located at the outlet of Skilak Lake. The state will open the entire Kuskokwim to gillnet fishing on July 23 KYUK by Anna Rose MacArthur, Olivia Ebertz - July 22, 2022 The state will open the entire Kuskokwim River fulltime to gillnets beginning July 23. Gillnet subsistence fishing will be open from 12:01 a.m. on July 23 until further notice. Fishers can use set or drift nets. Nets must be shorter than 50 fathoms in depth and can be any mesh size. FYI’s IB 22-29: Notice of Public/Industry Outreach Meeting NOAA Fisheries - July 20, 2022 NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement announces a public outreach/education meeting to be held in Unalaska, AK with a teleconference option on July 26, 2022. Chef Amara Enciso represents Alaska in 2022 Great American Seafood Cook-Off Juneau Empire by Jonson Kuhn - July 21, 2022 Juneau-based chef Amara Enciso has some exciting news cooking up. She’s been selected to compete against 13 chefs from around the country for the prestigious title of America’s Best Seafood Chef at the 2022 Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans. In a recent news release, Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said he along with the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board are excited to welcome Enciso to compete in this year’s competition. Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail:; Website: Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.


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