Drift Gillnet Open In The Expanded Kenai And Expanded Kasilof

first_imgBrian Marston, Area Mgmt. Biologist for DF&G: “Drifters are reminded that they may not fish within 1 mile of the mean high tide mark in the Kenai section, north of the Kenai River. Nor, within 1.5 miles of the mean high tide mark south of the Kenai River during this period, including the Anchor Point section.”  According the DF&G Central District Drift Gillnet Fishery Management Plan, from July 16 through July 31, at run strengths greater than 2,300,000 sockeye salmon to the Kenai River, fishing during one regular 12-hour fishing period per week will be restricted to one or more of the following sections and areas: (1) Expanded Kenai Section; (2) Expanded Kasilof Section; (3) Anchor Point Section; or (4) Drift Area 1. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Department of Fish and Game have announced the opening of commercial salmon fishing with drift gillnets in the Expanded Kenai and Expanded Kasilof sections of the Upper Subdistrict and in the Anchor Point Section of the Lower Subdistrict from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., today. Marston: “Also, for the commercial fisheries on Monday (today) the Western Subdistrict set gillnet fishery south of Redoubt Point will fish from 6 a.m. through 10 p.m.” Marston reminds commercial fisherman that the Kenai and Kasilof section set gillnet fisheries will remain closed today.last_img

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