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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 recreational fisheries resources.

Core Services

  • Fisheries Management: The division ensures the sustained use of Alaska's recreational fisheries while optimizing social and economic benefits.
  • Fisheries Research: The division promotes excellence in fisheries research.
  • Fisheries Enhancement: The division diversifies recreational fishing opportunities via supplemental production of hatchery-reared fish.
  • Angler Access: The division protects and improves public access to recreational fisheries resources.
  • Information and Education Services: The division informs and educates the public about recreational fishing with an emphasis on exceptional customer service.
  • Fish Habitat: The division conserves habitat to sustain recreational fisheries resources.
  • Workforce Support: The division provides exceptional support to our workforce to attain the Division's vision and goals.

More detailed information is available in the Division of Sport Fish Strategic Plan (PDF 3,913 kB) .

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