Division of Sport Fisheries
Mission and Core Services

Contribution to Department Mission

The mission of the Division of Sport Fish is to protect and improve the state’s sport fishery resources.

Core Services

  • Fisheries Management: Manage the state’s sport fisheries for sustained yield and angler satisfaction.
  • Fisheries Research: Perform objective-based research based on sound scientific practices to support sport fisheries management.
  • Fisheries Enhancement: Create and diversify sport fishing opportunities for anglers.
  • Fish Habitat: Protect and restore fish habitats for the benefit of fish and sport anglers.
  • Communication and Outreach: Inform and communicate with the public about sport fishing.
  • Internal Operations: Provide leadership and administrative support for the Division’s core functions.

More detailed information is available in the Division of Sport Fish Strategic Plan (PDF 6,667 kB).

Division of Sport Fish, Headquarters Office
Phone 907- 465-4180, Fax 907-465-2772
See also: Sport Fishing