Website Feedback Button
Fish and Game Home

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Switch to area:

Anchor River/Fritz Creek — Critical Habitat Area
Visitor Information

Public Use

The Anchor River valley and Fritz Creek drainages receive a lot of recreational use from local residents. Hunting, fishing, trapping, wildlife viewing, and photography are popular activities with hiking, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, and snowmachining the methods of travel used. In a given year, between 300 and 400 hunters may hunt the Anchor River drainage with approximately 50 bull moose taken from the area annually. Beaver, river otter, mink, coyote, lynx, and wolf are harvested by trapline. Rainbow trout and Dolly Varden are fished in the upper reaches of the Anchor River. A popular fishing area, the Anchor River sustains 13,000 angler days fishing effort per year.

Public Access

Public access to the critical habitat area is gained from the Anchor River -North Fork loop road on the west, and the Ohlson Mountain Road and the Watermelon Trail.

Please take a moment to help us improve your experience at the ADF&G website.
How did you arrive at our website?
Why did you visit our website today?
Did you find what you were looking for?
How easy or hard was it to find?
Very Easy Very Hard
Please provide any other comments or suggestions about your experience on the ADF&G website.

Having Trouble with this form?