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River turbine to be tested at rural Alaska village

...Commission will be installed in July on the bottom of the Kvichak River to generate power for Igiugig, a community of 50 about...cameras will monitor fish movements in the crystal-clear Kvichak River, which flows from Lake Minchumina at the village...
Sockeyes run strong, kings weak statewide

...through June 30.As of June 27, 200,000 sockeyes has passed the Naknek tower, and 150,000 sockeyes had reached the Kvichak River.According to a June 27 ADFG announcement, 219,00 fish were caught in Egegik June 25, for a cumulative count of...
My Turn: Fish more precious than gold

...returns in the Nushagak River hit an all-time record last year. The king salmon season was exceptional, and the Kvichak River salmon run is making a big comeback. Why gamble a thriving fishery, a local economy and a healthy subsistence lifestyle...
State board creates fish refuge panel

...proposal for a fisheries refuge - limited to drainages adjacent to Pebble - to include all waters of the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages. Monitor any pending state legislation related to Bristol Bay fisheries protection and advise the Board...
Imagine having 60 miles of sandy beach in Southeast

...gill-netter with a full load of salmon caught in a low-lying spot such as Deadman Sands on the west side of the Kvichak River, would be in a perilous position. The waves would threaten to capsize the boat and imperil the crew. The incoming...
Board seeks more regulatory protection for Bristol Bay salmon

...protecting Bristol Bay salmon are legitimate. The board rejected establishing a state fish refuge in the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages - a proposal that some said would have blocked the Pebble Mine project. The Pebble Mine deposit is believed...
Hall follows 'Seasons of Subsistence' in photos

...remaining parts yet to be shot will focus on spring duck and geese hunting on the Nushagak River, summer fishing on the Kvichak River and fall walrus hunting near Togiak. A biodiversity conservationist as well as a photographer, Hall became involved...
Fishing association opposes proposed Pebble mine

...mining claims on Pebble's edges. The mine would operate north of Lake Iliamna, which connects to Bristol Bay by the Kvichak River, historically a prolific salmon producer. Bristol Bay has the world's largest sockeye run. Last year, commercial...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the lodge's unsteady finances. The lodge owes nearly $2.5 million, he said. It is on the Alagnak River in the Kvichak River drainage. The case was brought under an anti-bootlegging law that went into effect a few months before Peterson's...
BLM lifts restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay area

...taken," Reimers said. Much land the BLM plans to reopen to mineral entry are located on uplands in the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages, which feed some of Bristol Bay's commercial, subsistence and sport fisheries. A coalition of village...


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