Drift Gillnet Opening July 3rd, Noon to Midnight in State and Federal Waters

Both State and Federal Waters will be open to drift gillnet fishing July 3rd from noon to midnight. Please note closed areas around Aniak in State and Federal waters. See maps and announcement below for more details.

Areas closed to drift gillnet fishing near Aniak:

Federal Announcement: 3-KS-06-17_News Release (2)

State Announcement: 806511213

Drift Net Fishing Opportunity Tomorrow 6-24-17 in Both State and Federal Waters for 12 Hrs. Starting at Noon.

Drift gill net fishing will be open starting tomorrow at noon in both State and Federal Waters. Read full announcements below for details on closed areas and allowable gear.


See map for closed area around Aniak: SA – 4 – 17-Aniak Inset(reduced)

Subsistence Driftnet Fishing Opportunity in Federal Waters June 12th.

Subsistence driftnet fishing by Federally Qualified Users will be open for 12 hours beginning at 12 noon on June 12th in Federal Waters (below Aniak). See announcement and news release below for additional detail about net restrictions in different sections of the river.

USFWS Special Action: 3-ks-03-17_complete

Kuskokwim Set Gillnet Fishing Opportunity Saturday June 10th

There will be a river wide set gill net fishing opportunity on Saturday June 10th for 12 hours. See ADF&G announcement below for additional information. Additional fishing opportunity is being planed for next week, check back here for updates after the Saturday Working Group meeting.

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ADF&G Announcement:  787396419

Public Comments on NVN Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Indian Reservation Roads Inventory (IRRI).

The Native Village of Napaimute is updating our Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Indian Reservation Roads Inventory (IRRI). The current and proposed updated LRTP along with the current and proposed updated IRRI is available for Public Review and Copies can be obtained at the Napaimute’s Tribe’s Bethel Tribal Office. If you should have any questions on either the Draft Updated LRT or the Updated Draft IRRI , contact Lisa Feyereisen, Executive Administrative Assistant at (907) 676-0599.

Comments can be submitted to crowvillage@gmail.com.

The Tribe will be taking Public Comments at a Community Teleconference held on May 26th @2:00 PM.

Call in number is: 1 (800) 325-6338

Code: 5432887

Sport Fishing for King Salmon Closed on the Kuskokwim in 2017

The ADF&G Sport Fish Division has again closed sport fishing for King salmon on the Kuskokwim Drainage in 2017. Additionally, only unbaited, single-hook, artificial lures are allowed when sport fishing.  See the news release and emergency order for additional information.


Emergency Order: EO 3-KS-02-V-17 KGMA River FINAL (2)

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Kuskokwim River King Salmon Outlook for 2017

ADF&G has announced its outlook (forecast) for the 2017 King Salmon Season, and their management strategy, see attached announcement for additional details. The table below summarizes the information in the announcement based on the range of the forecast, and the established drainage wide escapement goal.


ADF&G announcement:   773602162 (1)