Past CDA President Byron Haley

Byron Haley, the former president of Chitina Dipnetters Association, passed away Sunday evening, September 24th, at the Pioneers home. He was 90 years old. His funeral will be held Monday October 2nd at St. Matthews Episcopal Church, the log church off 1st Ave by the river near the old library. Viewing is at 11am and funeral at Noon. He will be buried in the graveyard at Manley, Ak. CDA purchased a nice flower arrangement on behalf of the Chitina Dipnetters Association. The card says

4-wheeler Winner!

Our grand prize membership drawing was held August 15th. The winner of the 4-wheeler is Chuck Bowman of North Pole. Congratulations, Chuck! Thanks to all of our members for their support of the Chitina Dipnetters.

Left to Right: Craig Compeau, CDA President Chuck Derrick, Winner Chuck Bowman

News and Events

Kings are keepers next week!
ADF&G predicts low sockeye and chinook returns for 2017.
The CDA Annual Meeting will be held at 7:00pm, Tuesday, May 9, at the TVSA building.
A $15 fee for a personal use dipnet fee pays for toilets, garbage collection and fishery access improvements.
Come see us at the Fairbanks Outdoor Show April 21-23!

2016 Small Prize Drawing

We just drew the winners for our "small" membership door prizes:

  • Dennis Martin of Wasilla: A night's stay for two at Gilpatrick's Chitina Hotel
  • Todd Stubblefield of Valdez and Noel Swanson of North Pole each won a dipnet charter courtesy Hem and Copper River Charters
  • Colin Stubsjoen of Fairbanks won the a vacuum sealer courtesy Sportsmans Warehouse
  • Terrence Mitchel of Fairbanks: a custom dipnet from Frontier Sporting Goods

Special thanks to our prize donors!
Congratulations everyone! We draw for winner's choice of either a Can-Am 570L Outlander 4-wheeler or Skidoo 550 Tundra Sport snow machine on June 30. All paid memberships are automatically entered to win. Not a member yet? Check out our online store to join our ranks.