Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Northern Kenai


Date Area Summary Action
12/01/21 Statewide 2022 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Open For Public Comment
01/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai 2022 Kenai And Kasilof Rivers King Salmon Sport Fisheries Preseason Summary
05/02/22 Expired 05/11/22 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11
05/19/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Ninilchik River & Deep Creek Saltwater Conservation Zone Dates Correction
05/23/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai East Cook Inlet Sport And Personal Use Razor Clam Fisheries Will Remain Closed For 2022
06/02/22 Expired 06/08/22 Northern Kenai Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On The Lower Kenai Peninsula
04/06/22 Expired 04/27/22 Northern Kenai 2022 Kenai Peninsula Streambank Rehabilitation Workshop
04/08/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai New Regulations For Southcentral Shellfish Fisheries In 2022
06/29/22 Expired 09/30/22 Northern Kenai Proposals Sought For The 2023 Kenai Peninsula Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share
03/22/22 Statewide Hatchery Visitor Centers To Reopen
08/18/22 Statewide First Observation Of Invasive European Green Crabs In Alaska At Annette Islands Reserve
09/01/22 Expires 10/31/22 Statewide Photos Sought For 2023 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Booklets Photo Contest
09/28/22 Expires 02/28/23 Northern Kenai Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Sport And Subsistence Tanner Crab Permits Now Available
09/27/22 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Releases 2022-2027 Strategic Plan
08/02/22 Expired 08/07/22 Northern Kenai Youth-Only Coho Salmon Fishery At The Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon On The Homer Spit
08/02/22 Expired 08/15/22 Northern Kenai Online Harvest Reporting Required For Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permit
06/20/22 Expired 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Opening
06/13/22 Expired 07/15/22 Northern Kenai Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closed In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
07/16/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/16/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/16/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai King Salmon Sport Fishing Closure In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
06/13/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sport Fishing For King Salmon Is Closed Through July 15 And Is Restricted To Catch-And-Release Beginning July 16 Closure
06/06/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Sport Fishery Is Closed Closure
12/27/21 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Bag And Possession Limit Established In Stormy Lake For 2022 Liberalization
07/05/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/05/22 Expired 08/07/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded Liberalization
07/21/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag Limits Increased Liberalization
07/21/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Open 24 Hours Per Day Liberalization
08/01/22 Expired 08/20/22 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/23/22 Expired 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/27/22 Expired 07/01/22 Northern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging June 29 - July 1 Liberalization
08/15/22 Expires 12/31/22 Southcentral Ship Creek Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
07/28/22 Expired 08/15/22 Northern Kenai Unbaited, Single-Hook, Artificial Lures Only In The Kenai River Restriction
07/05/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Opens July 10 With No Retention Of King Salmon Restriction
06/13/22 Expired 06/24/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Personal Use Gillnet Fishery Daily Fishing Hours Further Reduced To Conserve King Salmon Restriction
04/25/22 Expired 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish Only May 1 And Single-Hook With Bait Beginning May 16 Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Fishery Starting At Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish And Single-Hook Only Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Late-Run King Salmon Fishery Starting July Limited To Hatchery Fish And No Bait Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Salt Waters Restriction
12/27/21 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai Retention Of All Species Of Fish Prohibited From East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes In 2022 Restriction
06/06/22 Expired 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Use Of Bait Prohibited And Remains Hatchery King Salmon Only Restriction
06/08/22 Expired 06/24/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Personal Use Gillnet Fishery Daily Fishing Hours Reduced Restriction
05/30/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction