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  1. ADOT&PF Ends Seasonal Maintenance This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... Top of the World Highway closed in September and will remain closed until mid-May. Runs from the Edgerton Highway in Chitina to McCarthy. Regular maintenance ends Oct. 15 and will resume in the spring. The McCarthy Road may be plowed periodically ...

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  2. Sturgeon case would affect subsistence lifestylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Fund v. State of Alaska and Ahtna Tene NenA , and 2012 Alaska Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund and Chitina Dipnetters Association v. State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Board of Fisheries and Ahtna Tene NenA cases. These ...

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  3. Atmospheric river' from the tropics pours rain on Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... twin alerts for mudslides on the Taylor Highway, which runs from near Tok to Eagle, and the rough 60-mile road from Chitina to McCarthy. Mudslides and minor flooding from heavy rains were causing delays for clearing on the Taylor Highway from Mile ...

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  4. As tempting as it is, taking the easy way in the outdoors isn't always the best wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to drive you away by pretending to be injured are incredibly vivid and noteworthy. Dipnet a half-dozen sockeye at Chitina and you had a poor day. Hook and land a single 4-pound humpy on a light rod with 5-pound test and you will remember that fish ...

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  5. Remaining summer season at Chitina announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Department of Fish and Game has announced the schedule for the remainder of the personal-use dip-net salmon season at Chitina.

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  6. Patience pays off at ChitinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Water levels were high at Chitina last week, which brought the prospect of slow fishing, especially when combined with this year's low sonar counts.

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  7. Weeklong opening at Chitina from July 30 to Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With fish continuing to come in to Chitina, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced on Wednesday the longest opening of the season.

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  8. Sockeye salmon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | APRN

    Late-run Copper River sockeye continue to come in strong, and the state has scheduled a 90-hour dip net opening at Chitina beginning Thursday. A weaker than expected early run shut down fishing last month, but the return has been improving in recent weeks.

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  9. It's round 2 for Chitina fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Thumbs up: Red salmon continue to surge up the Copper River, so the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has opened the Chitina Fishery up for another 84-hour dipnetting session.

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  10. New Chitina opener set for July 26-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A new dip-netting opener at Chitina has been announced. It will take place from 6 a.m. July 26 to 11:59 p.m. July 29. This opening is in addition to a previously announced 84-hour opener that began at 6 a.m. Thursday and runs until 6 p.m. Sunday.

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  11. Low Copper River sockeye return effects ripple outwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Tasi Fosi of Anchorage, who has been dipnetting in Chitina since 1991, holds up two king salmon on July 9, 2018 as seagulls hover overhead. It's a summer tradition for many in Alaska: pack up the car, drive to Chitina and dipnet for Copper River red salmon.

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  12. Alaska dip-netting: Another 84-hour opener announced at ChitinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the news release on Monday. Red salmon counts started slow this year at the Miles Lake sonar station downstream of Chitina. In mid-June, the Fish and Game department closed the fishery "until further notice" and didn't anticipate re-opening it ...

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  13. Chitina salmon fishery opens SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Thumbs up: Dip netters rejoice. The Chitina salmon fishery will be open through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

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  14. Chitina dip-netting again closing 'until further notice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    There are no immediate plans for another opening in the Chitina personal-use fishery after the current opening ends Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Because of a weak early run, Chitina previously closed in mid-June, but a surge of fish in late June and early July convinced fishery managers to allow an 84-hour opening that started on Thursday.

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  15. Chitina to reopen after all, for 84 hours between Thursday and SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... office in Glennallen. This week's opener starts noon Thursday and runs through 11:59 p.m. Sunday. People who go to Chitina this week should expect limited parking options, Somerville said. High water last month washed away much of the land ...

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  16. Chitina dipnet fishing to open Thursday amid rising sockeye numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage resident Grace Rafael dipnets for salmon on the Copper River south of Chitina on June 29, 2017. Anchorage resident Grace Rafael dipnets for salmon on the Copper River south of Chitina on June 29, 2017.

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  17. Copper River salmon count rises, but dip-net fishery remains closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... late July at this point," Somerville said. "The monkey wrench in this system is the hatchery component." The popular Chitina personal use dip-net fishery closed almost as soon as it opened this year because a particularly low number of red salmon ...

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  18. O'Brien Creek floods Chitina fish cleaning areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Even if the Copper River personal-use fishery wasn't closed to dip-netting this year because of a low salmon count, last week wouldn't have been a good time to go fishing at Chitina because of high water.

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  19. Grizzly mauls rafter making camp along Copper RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A rafter on the Copper River was mauled by a grizzly bear when he surprised a sow and cub while making camp Friday evening, the Alaska State Troopers and wildlife authorities said Tuesday. Two people were on a raft trip from McCarthy to Cordova when they stopped at Taral Creek , which feeds into the Copper River about 4 miles south of Chitina, said troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain.

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  20. Copper River subsistence sockeye fishery restricted to 48-hour periodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Copper River subsistence fishery upstream of Chitina will be restricted to two days a week starting Monday because of the same red salmon shortage that caused the closure of the personal-use fishery last week.

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