Crystal Lake Hatchery to install net pens for Chinook


Alaska Department of Fish and Game Sport Fish Biologist Doug Fleming approached the Petersburg City Council for approval to establish a local enhancement project that would release hatchery Chinook salmon near the mouth of City Creek.

Fleming explained that the US and Canada Pacific Salmon Treaty is making funds available to users impacted by the 15 percent reduction in the all gear quota of Chinook salmon to the Southeast Alaska fisheries.

Guidelines for this have been established to help applicants seeking those funds to propose projects that benefit users affected by the loss. This proje...

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