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Alaska Department of Fish and Game


Emergency Orders and News Releases
Sport Fishing


EO Number News Release Area Brief Synopsis
2-RS-2-41-14 07/23/14 Mat-Su The Fish Creek Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Will Open At 6:00 a.m., Friday, July 25, And Close At 11:00 p.m., Thursday, July 31; Dipnetting For Salmon Will Be Allowed Only Between 6:00 a.m. And 11:00 p.m. Each day. All Salmon species, Except King Sal ...
  Contact: Sam Ivey
2-KS-1-40-14 07/17/14 Kenai Kenai River Anglers Are Advised that, In An Effort To Meet The Late-run King Salmon Escapement goal, The Department Is Implementing The Following Sport Fishing Restrictions Effective 12:01 a.m., Saturday, July 19:
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-RS-4-39-14 07/16/14 Kodiak Effective 12:01a.m., Friday, July 18, The Pasagshak River Drainage Is Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye salmon.
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-4-38-14 07/11/14 Kodiak Bag, possession, And Annual Limits For King Salmon In The Chignik River Were Reduced Earlier This Season By Emergency Order In Response To Recent Poor King Salmon runs. However, The Biological Escapement Goal (BEG) Was Recently achieved, And Restrict ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
07/11/14 Kenai The Bag And Possession Limits For Sockeye Salmon At The Russian River/ Kenai River Fly-fishing-only area, Downstream To Skilak Lake On The Upper Kenai River Returns To Three Per day, Six In Possession Beginning Tuesday, July 15. These Regulations Ar ...
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-TC-7-37-14 07/07/14 Lower Cook Inlet All Noncommercial (subsistence, Personal use, And sport) Tanner Crab Fisheries In Registration Area H will Remain Closed For The 2014–2015 season. This Comprises Waters Of Cook Inlet (Including Kachemak Bay And Kamishak Bay) And The North Gulf Coast ...
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
2-RS-1-36-14 07/03/14 Kenai Due To a strong Return Of Sockeye Salmon Into The Kasilof River, Emergency Orders Have Been Issued To Liberalize The Kasilof River Personal Use And Sport fisheries, Effective 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 4, 2014, Through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, August 7, 2 ...
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-RS-1-35-14 07/03/14 Kenai Due To a strong Return Of Sockeye Salmon Into The Kasilof River, Emergency Orders Have Been Issued To Liberalize The Kasilof River Personal Use And Sport fisheries, Effective 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 4, 2014, Through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, August 7, 2 ...
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-KS -2-34-14 07/03/14 Anchorage An Emergency Order Has Been Issued To Close Ship Creek Below The Chugach Power Plant Dam To Sport fishing. It Will Reopen July 14 For The Coho Salmon fishery. These Restrictions Go Into Effect 12:01 a.m. Monday, July 7.
  Contact: Mike Thalhauser
2-RS-5-33-14 07/03/14 Bristol Bay The Alaska Department Of Fish And Game Is Increasing The Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon From Five Per day, Five In Possession To Ten Per day, Ten In Possession In All Waters Of The Wood River Drainage Effective 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 4 ...
  Contact: Jason Dye
2-KS-5-32-14 07/03/14 Bristol Bay The Alaska Department Of Fish And Game Is Reducing The Bag And Possession Limit For King Salmon 20 Inches Or Greater In Length To One Per day, One In Possession In All Waters Of The Nushagak-mulchatna Drainage Effective 12:01 a.m., Monday, July 7, 20 ...
  Contact: Jason Dye
2-KS-2-31-14 07/03/14 Mat-Su The Little Susitna River Is Open To Fishing For King Salmon Effective 6:00 a.m., Friday, July 4, Through The Remainder Of The King Salmon Sport Fishing Season Which Closes At 11:00 p.m. July 13. Harvest In The Little Susitna River Is Allowed Seven Da ...
  Contact: Samantha Oslund
2-KS-4-30-14 06/26/14 Kodiak Effective Saturday, June 28, Sport Fishing For King Salmon Is Closed In The Entire Monashka Creek Drainage And In The Waters Of Monashka Bay Shoreward Of a straight Line Extending From Miller Point To Termination Point. This Closure Prohibits All Spo ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-RS-4-29-14 06/26/14 Kodiak The Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon In The Dog Salmon River Drainage Will Be Increased To 10 Fish Per day; 10 In possession. This Emergency Order Will Be In Effect Beginning 12:01 a.m., Friday, June 27.
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-1-28-14 06/26/14 Kenai The Use Of Bait And Multiple Hooks Is Prohibited In The Kasilof River From Its Mouth Upstream To The Sterling Highway bridge, Effective 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, July 1, Through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Anglers May Use Only One unbaited, Singl ...
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-KS-1-27-14 06/26/14 Kenai The Kenai River Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Will Open July 10 And Continue Through July 31. Retention Of King Salmon In The Kenai River Personal Use Fishery Will Be Prohibited In 2014. Any King Salmon Caught May Not Be Removed From The Water And Mu ...
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-KS-1-26-14 06/26/14 Kenai The Kenai River Late-run King Salmon Fishery Opens July 1. Harvest Will Be Allowed In a portion Of The Lower Kenai River From ADF&g Regulatory Markers Located Approximately 300 Yards Downstream From The Mouth Of Slikok Creek Under Existing Regulatio ...
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-RS-1-25-14 06/23/14 Kenai The Russian River Sanctuary Area Will Be Open To Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Beginning At 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 24th. There Is a map Of The Area On Page 51 Of The 2014 Southcentral Regulation booklet.
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-RS-1-24-14 06/23/14 Kenai The Russian River Sanctuary Area Will Be Open To Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Beginning At 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 24th. There Is a map Of The Area On Page 51 Of The 2014 Southcentral Regulation booklet.
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-KS-4-23-14 06/19/14 Kodiak Beginning At 12:01 a.m., Saturday, June 21, Sport Fishing For King Salmon In The Ayakulik And The Karluk River Drainages Is closed. As An Added Measure To Reduce The Possibility Of Hooking Mortality On Incidentally Caught King salmon, The Use Of Bai ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-4-22-14 06/19/14 Kodiak Beginning At 12:01 a.m., Saturday, June 21, Sport Fishing For King Salmon In The Ayakulik And The Karluk River Drainages Is closed. As An Added Measure To Reduce The Possibility Of Hooking Mortality On Incidentally Caught King salmon, The Use Of Bai ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-2-21-14 06/18/14 Mat-Su The Little Susitna River Is Closed To Fishing For King Salmon Effective 12:01 a.m., Friday, June 20, Through The Remainder Of The King Salmon Sport Fishing season. The Closure Prohibits Sport Fishing For King salmon, Including Catch-and-release Fishi ...
  Contact: Sam Ivey
06/18/14 Mat-Su A new Youth-only fishery, Approved By The Board Of Fisheries In March Of This year, Is Set To Occur At Eklutna Tailrace This Saturday, June 21. The Portion Of The Eklutna Tailrace From The Confluence With The Knik River, Up-stream To The Pedestrian ...
  Contact: Samantha Oslund
2-KS-2-20-14 06/13/14 Mat-Su Sport Fishing Gear Restrictions Implemented In The Deshka River In Advance Of The King Salmon Season Are Being repealed. The Use Of Bait And Multiple Hooks (Treble Hooks And Two hooks) Will Be Allowed Effective 6:00 a.m., Saturday, June 14.
  Contact: Sam Ivey
2-RS-4-19-14 06/11/14 Kodiak The Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon In The Karluk River Drainage Has Been Increased To 10 Fish Per day; 10 In possession. This Emergency Order Will Be In Effect Beginning 12:01a.m., Friday, June 13.
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-RS-4-18-14 06/11/14 Kodiak The Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon In The Ayakulik River Drainage Has Been Increased To 10 Fish Per day; 10 In possession. This Emergency Order Will Be In Effect Beginning 12:01a.m., Thursday, June 12.
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-RS-4-17-14 06/11/14 Kodiak The Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon 20 Inches Or Greater In The Buskin River Drainage Has Been Increased To 5 fish Per day; 5 in possession. The Limit For Sockeye Salmon Less Than 20 Inches Remains At 10 Per day, 10 In Posse ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-7-16-14 06/11/14 Lower Cook Inlet Beginning Friday, June 13, 2014, The Anchor River Drainage Is Closed To Sport fishing. In addition, King Salmon Sport Fishing (Including catch-and-release) Is Closed Within One Statute Mile Of Shore In The Salt Waters Of Cook Inlet South Of The Lati ...
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
2-RS-4-15-14 06/04/14 Kodiak The Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon In The Afognak River Drainage Is Being Increased To 10 Fish Per day; 10 In possession. This Emergency Order Will Be In Effect Beginning 12:01 a.m., Friday, June 6.
  Contact: Donn Tracy
06/03/14 Lower Cook Inlet A portion Of The Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Will Open For Fishing Only To Anglers Age 15 And Younger On Saturday, June 7, From 12:01 a.m. To 11:59 p.m. The Youth-only Sport Fishing Area Will Be posted. The Remainder Of The Fishing Lagoon Will Be Open ...
  Contact: Mike Booz
04/29/14 Southcentral The Alaska Department Of Fish And Game, Division Of Sport Fish, Will Hold Its 15th Annual Kenai Peninsula Salmon Celebration On Tuesday, May 6, From 10:00 a.m. To 2:00 p.m., At The Johnson Lake State Park Campground In Kasilof.
  Contact: Jenny Cope
04/15/14 Southcentral The Following Corrections Should Be Made To The 2014 Southcentral Alaska Sport Fishing Regulation booklet. The Following Corrections Have Already Been Made To The Regulations Posted On line.
  Contact: Sport Fish Information Center
04/10/14 Bristol Bay During The March 2014 Statewide Alaska Board Of Fisheries meeting, The Board Liberalized Nushagak River Drainage Sport Fishing Regulations To Allow The Use Of Multiple hooks.
  Contact: Jason Dye
2-KS-4-14-14 04/09/14 Kodiak Alaska Department Of Fish And Game Is Restricting King Salmon Fisheries On The Karluk And Ayakulik Rivers To Help Meet Escapement goals. Expectations Of Poor King Salmon Returns And Difficulty Meeting Escapement Goals On These Rivers In Recent Years ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-4-13-14 04/09/14 Kodiak Bag, possession, And Annual Limits For King Salmon In The Chignik River Will Be Reduced This Season By Emergency order. In Response To Recent Poor King Salmon Runs And Uncertainty Over How Quickly The Stock May recover, The 2014 Season Will Start Wit ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-4-12-14 04/09/14 Kodiak Alaska Department Of Fish And Game Is Restricting King Salmon Fisheries On The Karluk And Ayakulik Rivers To Help Meet Escapement goals. Expectations Of Poor King Salmon Returns And Difficulty Meeting Escapement Goals On These Rivers In Recent Years ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
2-KS-4-11-14 04/09/14 Kodiak Marine Boat Anglers Returning To Ports Within The Kodiak Road System Will Be Prohibited From filleting, mutilating, And De-heading Sport Caught King Salmon at-sea. Marine Boat Anglers Returning To Any Port On The Road System From May 31 - August 31 m ...
  Contact: Donn Tracy
04/09/14 Prince William Sound The Prince William Sound (PWS) Noncommercial Pot Shrimp Fisheries (sport, Personal use, And subsistence) Will Open Tuesday, April 15, 2014 In All Waters Of PWS.
  Contact: Mike Thalhauser
2-RCL-7-10-14 03/11/14 Lower Cook Inlet Ninilchik Beaches Closed For Clams; Bag And Possession Limit Decreased On Remaining Eastside Beaches
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
2-RCL-7-09-14 03/11/14 Lower Cook Inlet Ninilchik Beaches Closed For Clams; Bag And Possession Limit Decreased On Remaining Eastside Beaches
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
2-KS-2-08-14 02/27/14 Mat-Su 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
  Contact: Sam Ivey
2-KS-2-07-14 02/27/14 Mat-Su 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
  Contact: Sam Ivey
2-KS-2-06-14 02/27/14 Mat-Su 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
  Contact: Sam Ivey
2-KS-1-05-14 02/27/14 Kenai 2014 Kasilof River Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Restrictions
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-KS-1-04-14 02/27/14 Kenai 2014 Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Closure
  Contact: Robert Begich
2-KS-7-03-14 02/27/14 Lower Cook Inlet 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
2-KS-7-02-14 02/27/14 Lower Cook Inlet 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
2-KS-7-01-14 02/27/14 Lower Cook Inlet 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet
02/25/14 Mat-Su New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Knik RIVER, Susitna River And Anchorage Area In 2014
  Contact: Sam Ivey
02/25/14 Kenai New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Kenai River And Northern Kenai Peninsula Area In 2014
  Contact: Robert Begich
02/25/14 Lower Cook Inlet New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Lower Cook Inlet Fisheries In 2014
  Contact: Carol Kerkvliet