Fishing

Federal managers had limited subsistence fishing and closed all fishing to nonrural residents -- meaning that visitors, newcomers and residents from outside 32 federally designated villages were not allowed to fish with any gear type. Under state management, that ban is lifted.

Lisa Demer
The manager of the Fish and Game's Fairbanks sport fish hatchery says the state chose to cut grayling because the small, native fish are disproportionately expensive to raise.Associated Press
Not sure exactly how to fish for kings on the crowded creek that cuts through Alaska’s biggest city? We’ve got your back.Sean Doogan and Tara Young
Alaska’s largest sockeye salmon fishery was predicted to have a near-record return this summer, but so far the reds have only trickled into Bristol Bay’s rivers.Dave Bendinger | KDLG News
State biologists say river will reach and possibly exceed its escapement goal. Alaska Dispatch News
Nets went into the waters of Bristol Bay at 5 p.m. June 21 for the first setnet opening for the Nushagak section this year.Molly Dischner
Emergency order restores combined season limit to five fish for the Deshka and Little Susitna Rivers. Alaska Dispatch News
Tidal Vision launched its aquatic leather line on Kickstarter, a web-based crowd-funding community that has helped bring nearly 90,000 creative ideas to life since 2009. The company reached its $17,500 funding goal in less than 24 hours and now has 764 backers who have pledged $55,664 to the project.Laine Welch
As summer heats up, anglers have a plethora of promising angling options, including king salmon, rainbow trout, halibut and ling cod. Matt Tunseth
The bag limit for Kasilof Rivers reds was increased to six fish and 12 in possession.Alaska Dispatch News