• Phillip Reed, 58, and Dale Stratton, 73, both of Kodiak, were contacted by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the Saltery trailhead Sept. 20. Investigation showed that both Reed and Stratton had retained coho salmon from Saltery Creek which were snagged in the side. The two salmon were seized. Both Reed and Stratton were issued a citation and bail was set at $140.

• Joel Francisco, 20, of Kodiak, was issued a citation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the American River. Investigation showed that Francisco had retained a coho salmon, gave it to someone else, then retained a second larger coho salmon. The current limit for coho salmon on the Kodiak Road System is one. The second coho salmon was seized. Bail was set at $140.

• Jett Selman, 34, of Anchorage, was issued a citation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the American River. Investigation showed that Selman had retained two coho salmon where the limit was one. With some exceptions, the limit for coho salmon on the Kodiak Road System is one between Sept. 16 and Dec. 31. The second coho salmon was seized. Bail was set at $140.

• Garret Mullen, 31, of Kodiak, was issued a citation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the American River. Investigation showed that Mullen had retained a snagged coho salmon. The salmon was seized. Bail was set at $140.

• Gotz Erhard, 69, of Germany, was issued a citation by Alaska Wildlife Troopers at the Olds River for snagging salmon. Investigation showed that Erhard had caught the coho salmon with his hands while it was floating down the river. The salmon was seized. Bail was set at $140.

• Josiah Chya, 22, of Kodiak, was issued a citation at the Buskin River on Sept. 6. Investigation showed that Chya had retained two coho salmon which were hooked other than in the mouth. Chya was also fishing without a valid 2019 sport fishing license in his possession. The salmon were seized and Chya was cited for retaining snagged finfish and sport fishing without possession of a license. Bail was set at $160 and $220 respectively.

• Andrew Wilder, 48, of Seward, was issued a citation in Larsen Bay Sept. 12. Investigation showed that Wilder did not have a valid 2019 Commercial Fishing Crewmember license as required. Bail was set at $270.

 

 

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