Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Sport Fishing

Region 1-Southeast


(Released: July 24, 2017 - Expired: March 31, 2018)

Division of Sport Fish
Tom Brookover, Director
Anchorage Headquarters Office
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518


Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Sam Cotten, Commissioner
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, AK 99811-5526
www.adfg.alaska.gov


Contact: Bob Chadwick, SE Regional Management Coordinator
(907) 747-5551

SOUTHEAST ALASKA NONPELAGIC ROCKFISH CLOSURE FOR OUTSIDE WATERS DURING 2017

Juneau – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reminds anglers that in addition to existing nonpelagic rockfish bag, possession, and retention rules, a closure will be in effect for the Southeast Alaska Outside Waters from August 1 through August 21, 2017.

Southeast Outside Waters

Retention of nonpelagic rockfish is prohibited in all Southeast Outside Waters from August 1 through August 21. All vessels in Southeast Outside waters during this time must have a functional release device on board and readily available for use while sport fishing (regardless of target species) and all nonpelagic rockfish must be released at depth of capture or at least 100 feet.

For further information, contact the nearest ADF&G office or visit our web page.

SOUTHEAST ALASKA NONPELAGIC ROCKFISH CLOSURE FOR OUTSIDE WATERS DURING 2017

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