Kuskokwim River Closed to King Salmon Fishing by Emergency Order

The largest king salmon subsistence fishery in the State will close for four days amid concerns that not enough fish are reaching their spawning grounds.

The Department of Fish and Game has issued a rare emergency order that will close the lower part of the Kuskokwim River this Thursday.

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Shane Iverson is a reporter at KYUK in Bethel.

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