Emergency Orders and News Releases
Sport Fishing

Region 1-Southeast News Release

(Released: May 23, 2019 - Expired: June 14, 2019)

Division of Sport Fish
Dave Rutz, Director
Anchorage Headquarters Office
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518


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


Contact: Troy Tydingco, Area Management Biologist
(907) 747-5379

Sport Fishing For King Salmon Near Hidden Falls Opens

Beginning Saturday, June 1 through Friday, June 14, 2019, the king salmon regulations in the vicinity of Hidden Falls Hatchery are as follows:

  • In the waters within one nautical mile of the Baranof Island shoreline south of the latitude of South Point and north of 57°06.83′ N. latitude excluding waters of Kelp Bay and westward to a line from 57°13.18' N. latitude, 134°51.88' W. longitude to 57°12.91' N. latitude, 134°51.50' W. longitude to 57°12.81' N. latitude, 134°51.48' W. longitude to a point on the Baranof Island shore at 57°12.65' N. latitude, 134°51.48' W. longitude as identified by the crosshatched area (See Map):
    • The bag a possession limit for all anglers is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
    • The nonresident annual limit is three king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
  • In the remaining waters of Kasnyku Bay identified by the black shaded area (See Map):
    • Closed to the retention of king salmon.

King salmon returning to Hidden Falls Hatchery are expected to meet broodstock goals in 2019 allowing for some harvest opportunity for these king salmon of hatchery origin. For further information, contact the Sitka ADF&G office at 907-747-5355 or visit:

http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/sf/EONR/index.cfm?ADFG=area.R1

Sport Fishing For King Salmon Near Hidden Falls Opens

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