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Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Chenega's scheduled sailing Thursday was canceled due to high seas forecast for Chatham Strait and Lynn Canal, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced.The Chenega was scheduled to sail from Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/chenega-sailing-canceled-due-high-seas
State | Local
A Whale of a Tangle

...received a report Aug. 4 of a humpback whale with netting on its back and trailing turquoise buoy at the lower end of Chatham Strait.The third, a young adult humpback, was seen with black netting tangled around its tail, and the fourth whale is...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-23/whale-tangle
Local | Outdoors
Sport fish report: Kings headed back to Fish Creek, not in the pond yet

...reported from the Icy Straits area from Spasski island to Cross Sound. A few blackcod were also reported from areas of Chatham Straits. Anglers are reminded that all non-pelagic rockfish caught must be retained until their bag limit is reached...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/sport-fish-report-kings-headed-back-
Outdoors
Sport fish report: King salmon catch still kicking, halibut showing up

...but overall catch rates are still relatively low in these areas. A few blackcod were also reported from areas of Chatham Strait. Anglers are reminded that all non-pelagic rockfish caught must be retained until their bag limit is reached...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-19/sport-fish-report-king-salmon-catch-
Outdoors
Efforts to free entangled whale halted

...unknown amount of gear is still trapped beneath the mammal, Speegle added.The whale was last seen travelling south in Chatham Strait, but the satellite tracking device was removed. Officials are unsure if the tangled gear will affect the whale long...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-06/efforts-free-entangled-whale-halted
Local
Juneau-area sport fish report: Kings coming in strong

...Juneau area docks this past week. The lingcod was caught west of Cross Sound and the blackcod were caught in upper Chatham Strait. Anglers are reminded that resident limits are 1 lingcod daily with 2 in possession, no size limit and nonresidents...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/juneau-area-sport-fish-report-kings-
Outdoors
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...Advisory Council calling for the Federal Subsistence Board to support a federal takeover of the fisheries in northern Chatham Strait. The council recommended waiting another three years to see if a local solution could still be created. The question...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/overfishing-charges-reinstated-against-
State
Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

...pink and chum salmon. The smell of diesel filled the air as more than 50 boats could be seen fishing up and down Chatham Strait. Nets were being set as fast as possible, as boats lined up to take their turn. It's no secret. Salmon fishing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/salmon-species-other-kings-thriving-aro
State
Sport fish report for the week of May 27

...4 blackcod of any size; there is an annual limit of 8 blackcod for nonresidents fishing in the Lower Lynn Canal/Chatham Strait area, and harvest recording is required for non-residents in this area. Harvest records are printed on the back...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/sport-fish-report-week-may-27
Outdoors
Sport fish report for the week of June 9

...blackcod of any size, there is an annual limit of eight blackcod for nonresidents fishing in the Lower Lynn Canal/Chatham Strait area, and harvest recording is required for non-residents in this area. Harvest records are printed on the back...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-13/sport-fish-report-week-june-9
Outdoors

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