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Spawning News – December 2017 Newsletter

The latest “Spawning News” is now available. Download the December 2017 issue here.


Port Asumcion RFP

SOUTHERN SOUTHEAST REGIONAL AQUACULTURE ASSOCIATION, INC. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL 2018 PORT ASUMCION REARING PROGRAM   Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, Inc., (SSRAA), is soliciting bids from interested parties to conduct rearing operations for the spring of 2018 season at its Port Asumcion rearing site located in southern Southeast Alaska. SSRAA is a regional non-profit aquaculture …


2017 Snow Pass Coho/Klawock Update

2017 Harvest of SSRAA Coho, Including Klawock Hatchery Production:  2 October 2017 As we have noted for the past month, the 2017 returns from SSRAA’s traditional (Chickamin River) fall coho releases – all of the releases – will be well below average this year.  The season is over but for a few end-of-season fisheries.  Generally …


2017 Common Property Update

 August 14, 2017:  SSRAA Chum Common Property Update:  While there are very few summer chum still in the Tree Point/Nakat fishery, the first fall chum are now entering the fishery. The summer chum return to D102 and Kendrick is over. There are still a few summer chum returning to terminal areas at Neets Bay and …


2017 Chum Troll Update

Neets Bay Chum Troll Report, through 6 August: The SHA closed Saturday night, July 22, at midnight; the area from Bug Island to Chin Point opened again on 2 August. From 10 to 15 trollers have been fishing the outer part of Neets Bay since it reopened.  Surprisingly, fishing was pretty much the same as …


Canoe Pass – Invitation to Bid Test Fishery

Invitation to Bid: Canoe Pass Test Fishing  – SSRAA and ADF&G are participating in a cooperative test fishery at Canoe Pass, located on southern Etolin Island, to establish a baseline survey. This survey is designed to evaluate the presence of non-targeted/bycatch salmon species in Canoe Pass that may occur during the normal run timing of …


Neets Bay THA – Revised June 13, 2017

Effective June 13, 2017, Neets Bay Terminal Harvest was revised.  Please read post. Download June Calendar:  2017 JUNE Neets Bay tha revised Download ADF&G News Release: NeetsBayNewReleaseADF&G  


Chinook Run Timing

The following graphs detail run timing of SSRAA produced Chinook salmon for years 2012 through 2016. Beginning at statistical week 18 (the beginning of the Spring Troll fishery), and continuing to the beginning of the Winter fishery. On average, harvest numbers begin a slow increase in weeks 18 and 19 and begin to dramatically increase …


Winter Troll Fishery

Spring/Winter Troll Harvest – Chinook Update June 1, 2017    


Neets Bay Crew