Aleutian Islands Golden King Crab Season Opens August 1, Two Weeks Later than in 2019
As expected the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has announced an opener for the golden king crab fishery in the Aleutians of noon local time Friday, August 1. The season will close, as it has in recent years, on Friday, April 31, 2021. Season dates are for the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ), Community Development Quota (CDQ), and Adak Community Allocation (ACA) fisheries for golden king crab.
Last year's forecast of 7.2 million pounds in both areas of the fishery was dropped this...
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