UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 26
EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-24-11


Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 26 opens commercial fishing with set
gillnets in the Kenai, Kasilof, and East Forelands Sections of the Upper Subdistrict on Sunday, July
24, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Drift gillnetting will be open in the Expanded Kenai and Expanded Kasilof Sections of the Upper
Subdistrict on Sunday, July 24, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

The escapement rate of sockeye salmon into the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers is proceeding at a
rate greater than that needed to assure optimum escapement levels. In order to reduce the rate of
escapement, additional fishing time in the area described above is warranted.