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ADF&G extends subsistence fishing hours in Lower Cook Inlet

 


Effective immediately, subsistence fishing periods in the Port Graham Subdistrict are extended 24-hours in length from 5 1/2 days per week, to 6 1/2 days per week. Subsistence fishing in the Port Graham Subdistrict is permitted from 10 p.m.Thursday until 10 a.m. the following Thursday at which point gear must be removed from the water for a 12-hour period.

Subsistence permits are required to participate in these fisheries. Subsistence permits are available at the following locations: in Nanwalek at the Nanwalek IRA Council, contact Jerry Demas (281-2274); in Port Graham at the Port Graham Village Council, contact Pat Norman (284-2227); in Seldovia at the Seldovia Harbormaster’s office, contact Layla Pedersen (234-7886); in Anchorage at the ADF&G office on Raspberry Road, contact Art Nelson (267-2218); or in Homer contact Carolyn Bunker (235-8191).

Information collected from returned permits is used to estimate subsistence harvest in those areas.

For more information contact Glenn Hollowell (235-8191) with the Division of Commercial Fisheries in Homer, or Amy Wiita (267-2360) with the Division of Subsistence.

 

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