Category - Common Property Update

14
Aug

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 …

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 …

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 …

15
Aug

Common Property: Snow Pass Coho

Snow Pass “Summer” Coho Harvest 13 August 2016: There were an estimated 2,500 coho harvested in District 106.  At this point, very few of those are SSRAA summer coho.  Participation in the D106 drift fishery also decreased this past week.  While the fishery in D106 not only depends on these fish, there were better places …

17
Sep

Common Property: Fall Coho

2015 Harvest of SSRAA and POWHA Coho: 17 September 2015 We continue to be reluctant to update the fall coho return for several reasons, but primarily because the numbers are not changing very quickly. The return pattern still doesn’t match historic information about these fish. The return didn’t look strong a week ago, and that …