Kuskokwim River Gillnet Closure Begins May 20th

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced a complete closure to fishing with gillnets on the Kuskokwim River from the Holitna River confluence to the mouth of the Kuskokwim River starting Friday 12:01 a.m., May 20.

Rod and reel fishing for Chinook salmon is also closed for the entire drainage, until further notice. Fish wheels, dip nets and beach seines are allowed until further notice, however any Chinook salmon caught must be immediately released unharmed.  See attached notice (658240954) below for additional detail.


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