Emergency Orders and News Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
12/28/16 Expired 12/31/17 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming Closure
12/28/16 Expired 12/31/17 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming Closure
12/28/16 Expired 12/31/17 Northern Kenai RETENTION OF ARCTIC CHAR/DOLLY VARDEN PROHIBITED AT STORMY LAKE IN 2017 Restriction
12/28/16 Expired 12/31/17 Northern Kenai 2017 ICE FISHING RESTRICTIONS IN EAST AND WEST MACKEY, UNION, AND DERKS LAKES Restriction
12/28/16 Southern Kenai NEW SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS ADOPTED FOR LOWER COOK INLET FISHERIES IN 2017
10/13/16 Statewide FISH AND GAME TO BEGIN MAILING ANNUAL SPORT FISHING HARVEST SURVEY
09/28/16 Northern Kenai KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOM SALMON EGG TAKES SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 5-6
09/15/16 Prince William Sound PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND SPORT, SUBSISTENCE, AND PERSONAL USE SHRIMP SEASON CLOSES SEPTEMBER 15
09/13/16 Kodiak BUSKIN RIVER DRAINAGE CLOSED TO SPORT FISHING FOR COHO Closure
08/18/16 Mat-Su JIM CREEK DRAINAGE CLOSED TO ALL SALMON FISHING ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 Closure
08/18/16 Mat-Su YOUTH-ONLY COHO SALMON FISHING DAY AT THE EKLUTNA TAILRACE, SATURDAY, AUGUST 20
08/10/16 Mat-Su FISH, COTTONWOOD, AND WASILLA CREEKS COHO SALMON SPORT FISHING LIMITS AND DAYS LIBERALIZED Liberalization
08/09/16 Mat-Su RETENTION OF SOCKEYE SALMON PROHIBITED IN LARSON CREEK DRAINAGE Closure
08/04/16 Mat-Su LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER REMAINS NO BAIT Restriction
08/01/16 Southern Kenai YOUTH-ONLY FISHING DAY AT THE HOMER SPIT, SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
08/01/16 Mat-Su FISH CREEK YOUTH-ONLY SPORT FISHERY OPENS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 6-7
07/21/16 Northern Kenai KENAI RIVER SOCKEYE BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS TO INCREASE; PU FISHERY OPENS TO 24 HOURS Liberalization
07/21/16 Northern Kenai KENAI RIVER SOCKEYE BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS TO INCREASE; PU FISHERY OPENS TO 24 HOURS Liberalization
07/13/16 Kodiak PASAGSHAK RIVER DRAINAGE REOPENS TO SPORT FISHING FOR SOCKEYE SALMON ON JULY 14 Opening
07/08/16 Northern Kenai KENAI RIVER LATE-RUN KING SALMON RESTRICTIONS LIFTED Opening
07/06/16 Kodiak AYAKULIK RIVER OPEN TO CATCH-AND-RELEASE FISHING FOR KING SALMON Opening
07/06/16 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay BAG AND POSSESSION LIMIT INCREASED FOR SOCKEYE SALMON IN SALT WATER OF RESURRECTION BAY Liberalization
07/05/16 Kodiak SALTRY COVE DRAINAGE SOCKEYE SALMON LIMIT INCREASED TO 10 Liberalization
07/05/16 Mat-Su LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER OPENS TO THE USE OF BAIT Liberalization
07/01/16 Northern Kenai 2016 Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishing And Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Outlook Restriction
06/30/16 Kodiak PASAGSHAK RIVER DRAINAGE CLOSED TO SPORT FISHING FOR SOCKEYE SALMON AS OF JULY 2 Closure
06/30/16 Southern Kenai NONCOMMERCIAL TANNER CRAB FISHERIES REMAIN CLOSED IN COOK INLET AND NORTH GULF COAST WATERS Closure
06/30/16 Southern Kenai SNAGGING PERMITTED IN THE NICK DUDIAK FISHING LAGOON AND ADJACENT WATERS JULY 1 – 4 Liberalization
06/24/16 Northern Kenai BAIT PROHIBITED IN THE KENAI RIVER SPORT FISHERY Restriction
06/24/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER KING SALMON ANNUAL LIMIT RESTORED, HARVEST ALLOWED SEVEN DAYS A WEEK Liberalization
06/24/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER KING SALMON ANNUAL LIMIT RESTORED, HARVEST ALLOWED SEVEN DAYS A WEEK Liberalization
06/23/16 Anchorage CAMPBELL CREEK YOUTH-ONLY KING SALMON FISHERY JUNE 25 AND 26
06/16/16 Southern Kenai NINILCHIK RIVER OPEN TO HARVEST OF HATCHERY KING SALMON JUNE 18 THROUGH JULY 15 Opening
06/16/16 Northern Kenai RESTRICTIONS TO KASILOF RIVER EARLY-RUN KING SALMON SPORT FISHERY LIFTED Liberalization
06/16/16 Northern Kenai LOWER KENAI RIVER OPENS TO KING SALMON HARVEST JUNE 18 Liberalization
06/15/16 Mat-Su YOUTH-ONLY KING SALMON FISHING DAY AT THE EKLUTNA TAILRACE, SATURDAY, JUNE 18
06/15/16 Northern Kenai SOLDOTNA CREEK DRAINAGE NORTHERN PIKE ERADICATON
06/10/16 Mat-Su DESHKA RIVER KING SALMON ANNUAL HARVEST LIMIT RESTORED TO FIVE Liberalization
06/08/16 Kodiak BUSKIN RIVER DRAINAGE SOCKEYE SALMON LIMITS INCREASED Liberalization
06/03/16 Kodiak AFOGNAK RIVER DRAINAGE SOCKEYE SALMON BAG LIMIT INCREASED Liberalization
06/03/16 Northern Kenai KENAI RIVER OPENS TO CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING FOR KING SALMON JUNE 4 Opening
06/01/16 Southern Kenai YOUTH-ONLY FISHING DAY AT THE HOMER SPIT,SATURDAY, JUNE 4 Opening
05/04/16 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11th
03/23/16 Prince William Sound 2016 PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND NONCOMMERCIAL POT SHRIMP FISHERY WILL OPEN APRIL 15; NUMBER OF ALLOWABLE POTS REDUCED TO FOUR Restriction
03/23/16 Prince William Sound 2016 PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND NONCOMMERCIAL POT SHRIMP FISHERY WILL OPEN APRIL 15; NUMBER OF ALLOWABLE POTS REDUCED TO FOUR Restriction
03/15/16 Expired 08/01/16 Kodiak MONASHKA CREEK AND MONASHKA BAY CLOSED TO SPORT FISHING FOR KING SALMON Closure
03/15/16 Expired 08/31/16 Kodiak FILLETING AND DE-HEADING OF KING SALMON AT-SEA PROHIBITED FOR ANGLERS RETURNING TO KODIAK ROAD SYSTEM PORTS
03/15/16 Expired 07/25/16 Kodiak KARLUK RIVER CLOSED TO SPORT FISHING FOR KING SALMON Closure
03/15/16 Expired 07/25/16 Kodiak AYAKULIK RIVER CLOSED TO SPORT FISHING FOR KING SALMON Closure
02/18/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su Little Su, Single Hook, Artificial Lure, Retention Fri-Mon. Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su Westside Susitna Tributaries, Single-Hook, Artificial Lure, Except Deshka. Unit 4, Harvest Fri-Mon., Talachulitna C&R Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su Combined Annual Limit Of Two King Salmon For Susitna River And Little Susitna Rivers Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su Unbaited, Single Hook, Artificial Lure Only; Prohibits Harvest Units 2,3,5,6. Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 06/30/16 Northern Kenai KASILOF RIVER EARLY-RUN KING SALMON SPORT FISHERY RESTRICTIONS ANNOUNCED Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 07/31/16 Northern Kenai KENAI RIVER EARLY-RUN KING SALMON FISHERY CLOSURE Closure
02/12/16 Northern Kenai KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT ICE FISHING ACTIVITY SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 17 AND 18 AT SPORT LAKE, FEB. 26 AT JOHNSON LAKE
01/01/16 Southern Kenai EASTSIDE COOK INLET BEACHES REMAIN CLOSED TO SPORT AND PERSONAL USE CLAMMING Closure
01/01/16 Southern Kenai EASTSIDE COOK INLET BEACHES REMAIN CLOSED TO SPORT AND PERSONAL USE CLAMMING Closure