Yukon Delta NWR Subsistence Fishing Notice #1 05/28/2019

These restrictions apply to users fishing from Yukon Delta boundary at Kuskokwim River mouth to ADF&G regulatory marker ½ mile

above Tuluksak River:
 May 28 – June 1, 2019: 6 inch or less gillnets for federally qualified users.
o When using 6 inch or smaller mesh, gillnet depth may not be more than 45 meshes deep. Also, net length may not
exceed 50 fathoms (300 feet).

 June 1 – June 11, 2019: Harvest of Chinook Salmon allowable with Dip Nets, Beach Seines, Fish Wheels & Rod and Reel in
mainstem Kuskokwim River.
o **Gillnets in mainstem not allowed until announced**
o **Gillnets and all other methods in salmon spawning tributaries not allowed for Chinook Salmon**
o **Gillnets in non-salmon spawning tributaries allowed above 100 yards**

These restrictions apply to users fishing at ADF&G regulatory marker ½ mile above Tuluksak River to Yukon Delta National Wildlife boundary above Aniak:

 May 28 – June 1, 2019: No restrictions.
o When using 6 inch or smaller mesh, gillnet depth may not be more than 45 meshes deep. If using greater than 6 inch
gillnets, depth may not exceed 35 meshes deep.

 June 1 –June 11, 2019: Harvest of Chinook Salmon allowable with Dip Nets, Beach Seines, Fish Wheels & Rod and Reel in
mainstem Kuskokwim River.
o **Gillnets in mainstem not allowed until announced**
o ** Gillnets and all other methods in salmon spawning tributaries not allowed for Chinook Salmon **
o **Gillnets in non-salmon spawning tributaries allowed above 100 yards**

Maps:

Closed Waters Map with Kuskokuak Inset

Aniak Box Closure

Kuskokuak Slough

Detailed Area of Eek River_GPS20190528

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