Winter Troll Fishery Update
Southeast Alaska & Yakutat Commercial Fisheries
2016-2017 Winter Troll Fishery
- 2016-2017 Winter Troll Management Plan (PDF 2,620 kB)
- 2016-2017 Winter Troll Exemption Permit Form for Catcher-processors (PDF 262 kB)
The Southeast Alaska/Yakutat winter troll fishery will open on October 11, 2016 and will remain open through April 30, 2017 or until a total of 45,000 non-Alaska hatchery-produced king salmon are harvested, plus the estimated number of Alaska hatchery-produced king salmon harvested. The fishery is confined to waters east of the winter boundary line (surfline) and includes waters of Yakutat Bay. Please refer to the 2016-2017 Winter Troll Management Plan (PDF 2,620 kB) and the 2015–2018 Southeast Alaska/Yakutat Commercial Salmon Fishing Regulations (PDF 1,629 kB) booklet for more details. During the winter fishery, all salmon species except coho may be retained.
- Winter Troll Chinook Fishery Data by District and Week
- Winter Troll Historical Comparisons
- Winter Troll Season Cumulative Catch, Effort, and Percentage of Regional Catch to Date
- Hatchery Contribution to the Winter Troll Fishery (PDF 443 kB)
- History of the Winter Salmon Troll Fishery in Southeast Alaska/Yakutat (PDF 1,315 kB)
- Numbers of Fish are based on fish ticket data.
- Average Weight and Average Price are based on fish ticket data.
- Inseason price information from fish ticket data is incomplete, preliminary, and underestimates the final exvessel value. This data should not be relied on for tax purposes.