Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
09/14/20 Expires 12/31/20 Kodiak Pasagshak, Olds, And American Rivers Coho Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
09/14/20 Expires 10/15/20 Prince William Sound Prince William Sound Sport And Subsistence Shrimp Harvest Reporting Reminder
08/24/20 Expires 12/31/20 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Sport Fishery Restrictions Lifted Liberalization
08/20/20 Expires 12/31/20 Mat-Su Fish Creek Sport Fishing Open 7 Days Per Week With Increased Coho And Sockeye Salmon Limits Liberalization
08/19/20 Expires 12/31/20 Anchorage Ship Creek Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
08/14/20 Expires 02/28/21 Southern Kenai Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Sport And Subsistence Tanner Crab Annual Limit And Season
08/12/20 Expired 08/15/20 Mat-Su Eklutna Tailrace Youth-Only Coho Salmon Fishery On August 15
08/11/20 Expires 12/31/20 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Coho Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Reduced To One Fish Restriction
08/10/20 Expires 12/31/20 Kodiak Saltery River Open To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Opening
08/10/20 Expires 10/31/20 Statewide Photo Entries Sought For The 2021 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Photo Contest
08/04/20 Expires 09/30/20 Mat-Su Bait Prohibited In The Little Susitna River Sport Fishery Restriction
08/04/20 Expires 12/31/20 Mat-Su Larson Creek Closed To Sport Fishing For All Salmon Species Closure
08/03/20 Expires 12/31/20 Mat-Su Fish Creek Sport Fishing Open 7 Days Per Week With Increased Sockeye Salmon Limits Liberalization
07/30/20 Expires 12/31/20 Prince William Sound Port Valdez Pink Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
07/30/20 Expires 12/31/20 Kodiak Saltery River Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Closure
07/29/20 Expired 08/15/20 Northern Kenai Bait And Multiple Hooks Prohibited In The Kenai River August 1 – 15 Restriction
07/28/20 Expired 08/02/20 Mat-Su Fish Creek Youth-Only Sport Fishery Opens Saturday And Sunday, August 1 - 2
07/23/20 Southcentral Illegally Dumped Fish Waste Can Draw Bears, Fines For Violators
07/22/20 Expired 07/31/20 Southern Kenai King Salmon Sport Fishing Closure In The Cook Inlet Salt Waters Closure
07/22/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/22/20 Expires 12/31/20 Kodiak Saltery River Sockeye Salmon Limits Decreased Restriction
07/22/20 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Requests People Utilize Online Resources
07/17/20 Expired 07/31/20 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Opens 6 A.M. July 19 Opening
07/15/20 Expired 08/09/20 Kodiak Chignik River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/13/20 Expired 07/29/20 Mat-Su Anderson Creek (Lower Susitna River) Closed To Dipnetting Closure
07/13/20 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/13/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River King Salmon Limited To Catch-And-Release Restriction
07/13/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Lower Kenai River King Salmon Fishing Catch-And-Release Only Restriction
07/10/20 Expired 07/13/20 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Reopens To Limited King Salmon Harvest Liberalization
07/09/20 Expires 12/31/20 Bristol Bay Alagnak, Naknek, Nushagak-Mulchatna, And Wood River Drainages Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
07/08/20 Expired 07/31/20 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Reduced Restriction
07/06/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Opens July 10 With No Retention Of King Salmon Restriction
07/06/20 Expired 07/13/20 Mat-Su Deshka River Open To Limited King Salmon Harvest Liberalization
07/06/20 Expired 07/08/20 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Dipnetting 101
07/02/20 Expired 07/14/20 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Closes For Sport Fishing Closure
07/01/20 Expired 08/07/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded Liberalization
07/01/20 Expires 09/30/20 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Proposals Sought For The 2021 Kenai Peninsula Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share
07/01/20 Expires 09/30/20 Mat-Su Proposals Sought For The 2021 Mat-Su Valley Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share Program
06/29/20 Expired 07/02/20 Southern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging June 30-July 2 Liberalization
06/25/20 Expired 06/28/20 Anchorage 2020 Campbell Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fishery June 27 And 28
06/22/20 Expired 07/31/20 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Resurrection Bay Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
06/19/20 Expires 12/31/20 Mat-Su Three New Stocked Lakes To Open To Fishing In The Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Saturday, June 20 Opening
06/16/20 Expires 12/31/20 Statewide 2020 Regulations Revised For Charter Halibut Anglers
06/16/20 Expired 06/20/20 Mat-Su Youth-Only King Salmon Fishing Day At The Eklutna Tailrace, Saturday, June 20
06/16/20 Expired 06/20/20 Anchorage Ship Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fishery, Saturday, June 20
06/16/20 Expired 06/30/20 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Youth-Only Fishing At Seward Lagoon June 17 - June 30
06/15/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River King Salmon Sport Fishery Starting July With No Bait And Single-Hook Artificial Lure Restriction
06/15/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishery Starting July With Retention Of King Salmon Less Than 34 Inches And No Bait Restriction
06/11/20 Expires 10/31/20 Southern Kenai Ninilchik River Gear Restrictions And Removal Of Annual Limit For Hatchery King Salmon Restriction
06/08/20 Expires 12/31/20 Kodiak Eastern Afognak And Kodiak Islands Rockfish Limits Restored For Nonresidents Liberalization
06/08/20 Expired 07/14/20 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early For Sport Fishing Liberalization
06/08/20 Expired 06/30/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish Only And Single-Hook, No Bait Restriction
06/08/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Sport Fishing Is Closed Closure
06/08/20 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Sockeye Salmon Fishing 101
06/03/20 Expires 12/31/20 Statewide Halibut Recording Requirements For Charter Clients
06/01/20 Expired 07/15/20 Southern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
06/01/20 Expired 07/15/20 Southern Kenai Anchor River And Deep Creek Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
05/14/20 Southcentral Potential Landslide Threatens Large Tsunami In Prince William Sound, Geologists Say
05/11/20 Expired 05/13/20 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: King Salmon Fishing 101
05/04/20 Expired 07/31/20 Mat-Su Alexander And Sucker Lakes Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
05/04/20 Statewide Sport And Personal Use Fishing Remain Open
04/22/20 Expired 05/08/20 Statewide ADF&G Seeking Volunteers To Test Mobile Application
04/20/20 Expired 04/22/20 Statewide Fishing Forums To Be Hosted Temporarily Online
04/13/20 Statewide Sport And Personal Use Fishing Restrictions Related To Health Mandate 012
04/09/20 Statewide Fisheries Centers Will Remain Closed To The Public Indefinitely
03/23/20 Anchorage New Regulations For Anchorage Area Sport Fisheries In 2020
03/23/20 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay New Regulations For North Gulf Coast Area Sport Fisheries In 2020
03/23/20 Kodiak New Regulations For Kodiak Island, Alaska Peninsula, And Aleutian Islands Sport Fisheries In 2020
03/19/20 Northern Kenai 2020 Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Season Starts Under General Regulation
03/18/20 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Encourages People To Utilize Online Resources
03/17/20 Statewide Fisheries Centers Will Close To The Public
03/10/20 Expired 09/15/20 Prince William Sound Pots Reduced In The Prince William Sound Sport And Subsistence Shrimp Fishery Restriction
03/09/20 Statewide The Division Of Sport Fish Is Changing Terms Associated With News And Informational Documents
03/04/20 Expires 12/31/20 Kodiak Eastern Afognak And Kodiak Islands Rockfish Limits Reduced For Nonresidents Restriction
03/04/20 Expired 07/25/20 Kodiak Karluk River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
03/04/20 Expired 07/25/20 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
03/04/20 Expired 03/11/20 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Fishing For Lake Trout And Burbot
02/26/20 Expired 07/13/20 Mat-Su Little Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
02/26/20 Expired 07/13/20 Mat-Su King Salmon Restrictions In The Susitna River Drainages Restriction
02/26/20 Expired 06/15/20 Southern Kenai Anglers May Only Retain Hatchery King Salmon In The Ninilchik River Restriction
02/26/20 Expired 06/30/20 Southern Kenai Gear Restrictions For The Anchor River And Deep Creek Restriction
02/26/20 Expired 07/15/20 Southern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Saltwaters Restriction
02/26/20 Expires 12/31/20 Southcentral New Regulations For The Northern Kenai Peninsula Sport Fisheries In 2020
02/26/20 Expires 12/31/20 Southcentral New Regulations For Northern And Western Cook Inlet Fisheries In 2020
02/26/20 Expires 12/31/20 Southcentral New Regulations For Lower Cook Inlet Sport Fisheries In 2020
02/03/20 Expired 02/08/20 Anchorage Get Out And Fish! - Jewel Lake Jamboree On February 8
02/03/20 Expired 02/12/20 Prince William Sound /
Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Saltwater Fishing Opportunities In Prince William Sound
01/27/20 Northern Kenai /
Mat-Su
2020 Deshka And Kenai Rivers King Salmon Outlooks Available
01/06/20 Expired 01/14/20 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Public Meeting Regarding Kings And Anderson Lakes Restoration
01/06/20 Expired 04/13/20 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Tagged Northern Pike In Alexander Lake
01/02/20 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming Closure
01/02/20 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming Closure
01/02/20 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Take Your Kids Fishing Forum
12/31/19 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai No Retention Of All Species Of Fish In East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes Restriction
12/31/19 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai No Retention Of Arctic Char/Dolly Varden At Stormy Lake In 2020 Restriction
12/09/19 Expired 03/31/20 Mat-Su Five Lines Allowed On Kings Lake While Ice Fishing For Northern Pike Liberalization