Taku King Salmon Gillnet Fishery to Open May 11

ADFG announced today (4/15/09) that the first opening of the king gillnet fishery will be Monday May 11, at 12 noon through Tuesday May 12 at 12 noon.  The minimum mesh size is 7 inches.  Any steelhead caught must be recorded on a fish ticket and the Dept asks that fihsermen notify management biologist on the grounds of any incidence of steelhead.

Taku Inlet will be closed north of the latitude of Jaw Point at approximately 58degree 16.80′ N latitude

Stephens Passage will be closed south of the latitude of Graves Point Light at approximately 58 degree 03.73′ latitude

Approximately because the marker will be the final determination of the line.

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