Category - News

15
Aug

2017 Snow Pass Coho Update

2017 Harvest of SSRAA Coho, Including Klawock Hatchery Production: 14 August 2017 At this point in the season, which is early for SSRAA fall coho, none of the returns of SSRAA’s traditional stock (Chickamin River) look particularly strong. This can change, but considering they entered the same environment that produced this year’s poor southern SE …

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 …

14
Aug

2017 Cost Recovery Update

14 August: Cost Recovery Update The terminal run at Neets Bay has slowed again. Most of the fish we touched this past week went across the barrier for brood stock.   We are in good condition for brood and with the recent rain the fish are moving into the brood raceways as fast as we can …

8
Aug

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 …

14
Jun

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 …

13
Jun

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  

2
Jun

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 …

1
Jun

Winter Troll Fishery

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

26
Apr

Neets Bay Crew

21
Apr

Kids’ Fishing Derby – Deer Mountain Hatchery

  SSRAA King salmon provide kids with fun and provide the association with positive PR in the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby in Ketchikan City Park, set for June 17 (Saturday) from 9:00 am – Noon this year.  The park’s ponds will be stocked with chinook smolts raised for the derby in SSRAA’s Deer Mountain Hatchery. …