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Lack of catch closes Karluk River to fish

ANCHORAGE - The king salmon sportfishery on the Karluk River will close at 12:01 a.m. Monday amid dismal returns. State biologists seek a minimum of 3,600 kings reaching their spawning...
Mystery of Kodiak's disappearing king salmon

...ANCHORAGE - For years, Kodiak Island's 25-mile-long Karluk River offered some of the finest king salmon fishing in air taxi and fish the Karluk Lagoon and the lower Karluk River during peak times. Fly into Karluk Lake and float the...
Museum writes book on archaeological dig

...settlement built at the mouth of the Karluk River.The collection contains more...period. The damp soil near the Karluk River preserved artifacts that otherwise...seasons of research before the Karluk River eroded the site."Why this collect...
Sockeyes run strong, kings weak statewide

...sockeyes had been harvested in the Kodiak Management Area, with 42,223 estimated to have been taken June 30.On the Karluk River, which usually has the largest sockeye run on Kodiak Island, 215,273 sockeyes were counted through June 30, well...
Conserving the Kenai Kings: Widespread king salmon decline points to natural forces

...The Nelson River is just one of many waterways with cyclical returns.During the 1990s, Begich said he worked on the Karluk River on Kodiak, an island in the Gulf of Alaska."That's a wilderness, it's in a refuge," he said. "It was 22...
Government, Native corporation cap anglers on Karluk River

...federal government have reached agreement for a 10-year conservation easement allowing limited public access to the Karluk River. The Karluk, in southwestern Kodiak Island, is a popular salmon and steelhead river in the Kodiak National Wildlife...
King fishing closed at 2 Kodiak rivers

...Kodiak Island rivers in 2010. All king salmon angling, including catch and release, will be banned on the 25-mile Karluk River and the Ayakulik River. For four years, fewer than the minimum number of kings have reached spawning areas. Drastic...
Late runs prompt closure of some Kodiak fisheries

...and Game says restriction go into effect Monday. Among the areas affected are the Buskin River sockeye salmon and the Karluk River king salmon sport fisheries. The Ayakulik River king salmon sport fishery also will be restricted to catch-and-release...
Kodiak skipper recounts sinking of wooden seiner

...The boat left Kodiak just as commercial fishing opened June 9. Its destination was the waters off the mouth of the Karluk River, a spot where salmon congregate in even-numbered years.The Scandia, a wooden boat built in 1949, had been overhauled...
State closes Deshka River to king salmon fishing

...370 fish upriver. The state Thursday banned anglers from keeping kings. Only 192 kings have passed the weir in the Karluk River, which saw nearly 2,000 fish two years ago. Sportfishing will close there Monday. Copper River dipnetters cannot...


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