Looks like dipnetting season is coming up soon, and I thought I would remind you that late last spring we finally launched our comprehensive dipnetting section, which includes pages on the following:
Salmon Run Charts
We're in the process of making it pretty, but it has all the runs in the entire state that ADFG tracks, and it is uploaded in real time, live from the source. Our Salmon Run Charts are found on just about every dipnetting page in the entire section.
General Dipnetting Page
Includes Salmon Run Charts, an orientation to the entire dipnet fishery across the state, with details on each location, and much more.
Dipnet Rigging Page
Detailed instructions on what kinds of nets to use in different areas, and how to rig them up for the various dipnet fisheries.
Dipnetting Gear Page
A detailed discussion of all the gear you need to go dipnetting in the various personal-use fisheries.
Dipnetting Methods Page
Explores the various methods used in each of Alaska's dipnet fisheries.
Caring for Your Catch
How to clean and keep your catch in the field, before you are able to get it all home.
Copper River Intro Page
Provides a detailed overview of the Copper River personal use fishery, including a map, land use issues, and public access corridors that allow you to access the Copper River.
Copper River Logistics Page
A detailed discussion of the amenities available in the Chitina area, camping areas, and other facilities you need to know about for a Copper River dipnetting trip.
Copper River Orientation Page
Provides details on the various places to dipnet the Copper River, along with how to access them and what to expect when you get there.
Kenai River Intro Page
Includes a detailed introduction to the Kenai River dipnet fishery, including maps, locations and a general orientation to the fishery. Includes conservation aspects and trespass issues.
Kenai Dipnetting Logistics Page
All you need to know about where to launch your boat, lodging in the area, camping areas, fish processors, and where to find what you need while you're in the area.
(section is launching soon)
The Hooligan Page===================
A detailed discussion of hooligan, including their lifecycle, run timing and availability.
A detailed discussion of where, when and how to dipnet hooligan at Twentymile River.
Hope you enjoy the new section, and by all means feel free to suggest any changes you might think of. We'd like to make this section as useful as possible.