Emergency Orders and News Releases
Sport Fishing

Region 1-Southeast News Release

(Released: May 30, 2019 - Expires: December 31, 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: Kelly Reppert, Area Management Biologist
(907) 225-2859

Ketchikan Creek Opens To Sport Fishing

Ketchikan Creek will be open to sport fishing for all species, including king salmon, beginning 12:01 a.m. June 1 through 11:59 p.m. December 31, 2019. The bag and possession limit for king salmon in Ketchikan Creek is two king salmon of any size. King salmon harvested in Ketchikan Creek do not count towards the nonresident annual limit.

The bag and possession limit for salmon, other than king salmon, 16 inches or greater in length is two per day in combination, and two in possession. Fishing gear permitted in Ketchikan Creek is one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure only.

The Deer Mountain Hatchery will not be collecting brood stock from Ketchikan Creek this year. Therefore, there will be excess king salmon in Ketchikan Creek available for harvest.

Anyone needing additional information should call the Ketchikan ADF&G, Division of Sport Fish office at 225-2859 or visit:

http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/sf/EONR/index.cfm?ADFG=area.list&AreaID=6

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