21 Jun 2023 Summer Troll Fishery
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces the following information concerning the status of winter and summer commercial troll Chinook salmon.
“Today, June 21, 2023, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay of the vacatur order and halted the implementation of a U.S. District Courts decision that would have shut down the Chinook salmon troll fishery in Southeast Alaska/Yakutat beginning this summer. Further information is provided in the Alaska Department of Law press release issued earlier today, June 21, at the following address:
A summer troll fishery advisory announcement will be issued within the next 24-48 hours providing information on the general summer troll fishery. This announcement will include an estimate of the summer troll Chinook salmon allocation and the target harvest for the first summer troll Chinook salmon retention period, which will open by regulation July 1.
For a copy of the announcement, click here: