Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Secondary Site Navigation
- Sport Fish Home
- Fishing Information
- Alaska Lake Database
- Information By Area
- Guide and Charter Requirements
- Boating and Angler
- Hatcheries and Stocking
- Nonnative & Invasive Species
- Angler Education Opportunities
- Proxy Fishing
- Trophy Fish Program
- The Five Salmon
Sport Fisheries by Area
Sport Fishing Regulations
Emergency Orders and News Releases
Fishing in Alaska is the experience of a lifetime, but planning a fishing trip to the largest of the 50 states can be a little daunting. Here are some tips that may help you plan your first fishing trip to Alaska and inspire future trips.
- Use the Sport Fisheries by Area map at the right to check out and learn about fishing opportunities in your area of interest.
- Know the regulations for the area where you will be fishing. Use Sport Fishing Regulations map at right to ensure you are in compliance.
- Alaska fishing regulations can be changed at any time by Emergency Order. Keep informed and up to date using the Emergency Orders and News Releases map link to the right.
- Check out our run timing charts to determine best times to fish for your targeted fish species.
If you're planning on targeting Pacific halibut it's important to note that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game doesn't manage halibut and information can be found on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA) website.
Information Office Locations
Alaska has three information offices to serve our anglers
Anchorage Information Area
Fairbanks Information Area
Southeast AK Information Area