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17
Mar

2017 Request for Proposal – Cost Recovery Access Licensing

Download file:  Neets Bay and Klawock RFP Packet 2017 Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association 2017 Special Harvest Areas Cost Recovery Access Licensing RFP Packet Request for Proposals on 4 Lots of Salmon: 1. Neets Bay Summer Chum and Chinook 2. Neets Bay Fall Chum and Coho 3. Egg Take Carcasses 4. Klawock River Coho General …

15
Mar

Winter Troll Fishery

Winter Troll Harvest This is the Winter Troll harvest as of March 15, 2017. During the March SSRAA Board of Directors meeting we presented data suggesting a much larger harvest for both 2016 and 2017. That data was presented with a caveat that we were not confident in its accuracy due to some query issues …

6
Oct

Common Property: Fall Coho

2016 SSRAA Coho, Including Klawock Hatchery Production: October 6 The all gear harvest of the Chickamin stock (most SSRAA releases) decreased through the past 10 days as fisheries closed and effort decreased; and as the remaining fish moved to the terminal areas. The Klawock Lake stock (Klawock Hatchery) is an earlier stock and pretty much …

18
Sep

Common Property: Fall Chum

SSRAA Fall Chum, 20 September 2016: Fall chum returning this year come almost entirely from releases at Nakat and Neets Bay. In addition, there are three-year-olds from a release at Burnett Inlet, though few fall chum return at 3 years old. The weekly harvest (drift) of fall chum at Tree Point has been similar for …

18
Sep

2016 Chum Troll Fishery

The Last Dog is Dead: Neets Bay Chum Troll, 20 September 2016: There are trollers working the Behm from Clover Pass out to Chin Point, but at this point they are all fishing coho. There are very few fall chum available outside the Neets Bay SHA and the troll fleet that is still present (8 …

11
Sep

Cost Recovery Update 2016

12 September: Cost Recovery Update: We have turned the page to fall chum. Cost recovery and broodstock collection started on the 1st of September. The run was early last year; broodstock and harvest started substantially on the 1st of September. This is not the case this year, 2016. Historically fall chum runs have started after …

6
Sep

2016 Chinook Harvest Update

7 September, 2016 Chinook Return Summary: Chinook survival/return from SE sources was not good in 2016. The adult return to almost every index stream was below the escapement level and enhanced stocks generally did not do well. For whatever reason, and there isn’t a silver bullet involved, the SSRAA returns were close to what we …

15
Aug

Common Property: Summer Chum

15 August 2016, SSRAA Chum Common Property Update:  Though a few late fish will be caught here and there in southern SE, the SSRAA summer chum return is over for 2016. This is the last summer chum update before we tighten up the numbers in post season. The two things that most characterized this return …