ADF&G Closes Upper Cook Inlet and Susitna River to Sport and Commercial King Salmon in 2019
Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game announced a full closure on Northern Cook Inlet (NCI) and Susitna River for king, or Chinook salmon this year due to “a recent pattern of extremely poor returns for king salmon stocks in the NCI area," said ADF&G Acting Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang.
The Susitna River flows between Fairbanks south to Anchorage, draining into upper Cook Inlet, the most populated area of the state. For much of its 300 miles, the Susitna...
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