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Sport Fishing

Region 1-Southeast News Release

(Released: June 10, 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: Daniel Teske, Area Management Biologist
(907) 465-8152

Sport Fishing for King Salmon Opens in the Juneau Area

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today, sport fishing regulations for king salmon in the marine waters near Juneau that are opening to the harvest of king salmon after being closed for Southeast Alaska wild king salmon conservation.

Marine waters near Juneau except Seymour Canal:

(The northern portion of District 9, District 10, Sections 11-A, 11-B, 11-C, District 12, Portion of Section 13-C southeast of a line between Nismeni Pt. and a point on the Chichagof Island shoreline at 57°35.59' N. lat., 135°22.33' W. long., Sections 14-B and 14-C, and District 15 south of the latitude of Sherman Rock; see attached Map #1)

June 15 - December 31:

Alaska resident:

  • The bag and possession limit is two king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length.

Nonresident:

  • The bag and possession limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
  • From June 15 through June 30, the annual limit is three king salmon;
  • From July 1 through December 31 the annual limit is one king salmon. Any king salmon harvested between January 1 through June 30 will apply to the one fish annual limit.

Seymour Canal, Section 11-D:

(The marine waters adjacent to King Salmon River including the waters of Seymour Canal north of 57° 37' N. latitude; see attached Map #1)

July 1 - December 31:

Alaska resident:

  • The bag and possession limit is two king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length.

Nonresidents:

  • The bag and possession limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
  • The annual limit is one king salmon.

Southeast Alaska Regional King Salmon Regulations for the Outer Coast:

(see attached Map #2) Regional king salmon regulations announced April 1, 2019, remain in effect along the outer coast in areas where restrictions on king salmon harvest were not implemented during the spring of 2019.

Alaska resident:

  • The bag and possession limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length.

Nonresident:

  • The bag and possession limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
  • From June 15 through June 30, the annual limit is three king salmon;
  • From July 1 through December 31, the annual limit is one king salmon. Any king salmon harvested between January 1 through June 30 will apply to the one fish annual limit.

Please note that this announcement does not change the designated hatchery sport harvest area regulations for Lena Cove, Fritz Cove, and Gastineau Channel which opens June 15 through August 31, with a bag and possession limit of two king salmon of any size for all anglers. For further information concerning this announcement please contact the Region 1 office in Douglas at (907) 465-4270.

Sport Fishing for King Salmon Opens in the Juneau Area

Sport Fishing for King Salmon Opens in the Juneau Area

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