Emergency Orders and News Releases
Sport Fishing

Region 2-Southcentral News Release

(Released: September 13, 2018 - Expired: October 15, 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: Jay Baumer, Area Management Biologist
(907) 267-2265

Prince William Sound Sport and Subsistence Shrimp Season Closes September 15

(Anchorage) - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) would like to remind anglers the 2018 Prince William Sound sport and subsistence shrimp season closes by regulation at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018.

All Prince William Sound shrimp permits must be returned no later than October 15, 2018. Reporting is mandatory whether an angler used the permit or not. The prompt return of all permits is necessary to manage this popular fishery. Online harvest reporting is preferred. However, shrimp permits can be folded and put in an envelope and mailed, or personally delivered to the ADF&G Anchorage office, if permit holders are unable to enter harvest data online.

If you have questions regarding the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery, please contact Jay Baumer at (907) 267-2265 or Brittany Blain at (907) 267-2186 in Anchorage. For additional information, please contact the Sport Fish Information Center at (907) 267-2218.

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