Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Sport Fishing

Statewide Press Release


(Released: April 20, 2020 - Expired: April 22, 2020)

CONTACT: Molly McCarthy-Cunfer
Project Assistant
(907) 444-6030


Fishing Forums to be Hosted Temporarily Online

(Statewide) - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Division of Sport Fish, will be temporarily moving the monthly fishing forums online beginning this month. The online fishing forums will be available on the Alaska Department of Fish and Game YouTube channel.

Our first online fishing forum titled, “Smoking, Canning, and Pickling Fish” will go through the steps of all three processes, two of which also apply to game meat. This fishing forum will be available Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at 6:05 p.m on YouTube. ADF&G staff will be available to answer any questions in real-time from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the YouTube chat.

Looking to have the most interactive experience possible? Visit the ADF&G-wefishak Facebook page, and join the watch party event at the scheduled date and time above. The link to the YouTube video will be posted in the event after a brief live introduction, and viewers will be encouraged to click that link and watch the video. Questions about the video can be posed in the event discussion during the entire watch party, or on YouTube chat. Questions will be answered as they are received. At 7:30 p.m. after the video concludes, the presenter will go live again and answer any remaining questions and give some additional resources for viewers.

Pending how this delivery method is received, the Division hopes to continue serving our anglers by hosting fishing forums online until they can resume in person again. This is a free event for anyone wishing to watch and ask questions.

For more information, please contact the forum organizer Molly McCarthy-Cunfer at (907) 444-6030.

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