Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
12/01/21 Statewide 2022 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Open For Public Comment
12/20/21 Expires 12/31/22 Southern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming In 2022 Closure
12/20/21 Expires 12/31/22 Southern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming In 2022 Closure
12/27/21 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Retention Of All Species Of Fish Prohibited From East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes In 2022 Restriction
12/27/21 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Bag And Possession Limit Established In Stormy Lake For 2022 Liberalization
01/26/22 Expires 07/13/22 Mat-Su Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 07/13/22 Mat-Su Little Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Fishery Starting At Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish And Single-Hook Only Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Late-Run King Salmon Fishery Starting July Limited To Hatchery Fish And No Bait Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 06/22/22 Southern Kenai Anchor River And Deep Creek King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 10/31/22 Southern Kenai Changes To King Salmon Limits And Gear In The Ninilchik River Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 07/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Salt Waters Restriction
01/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
2022 Kenai And Kasilof Rivers King Salmon Sport Fisheries Preseason Summary
01/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Prince William Sound New Regulation For Prince William Sound Area Sport Fisheries In 2022
02/09/22 Expires 12/31/22 Mat-Su Retention Of Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Prohibited In Fish Creek (Big Lake) Drainage Restriction
02/10/22 Expires 07/25/22 Kodiak Karluk River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
02/10/22 Expires 07/25/22 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
02/14/22 Expires 12/31/22 Kodiak Eastern Afognak And Kodiak Islands Rockfish Limits Reduced For Nonresidents Restriction
02/24/22 Expired 03/31/22 Prince William Sound 2022 Prince William Sound Sport Tanner Crab Fishery Opening
03/15/22 Expires 09/15/22 Prince William Sound Pots Reduced In The Prince William Sound Noncommercial Shrimp Fishery Restriction
03/22/22 Statewide Hatchery Visitor Centers To Reopen
04/06/22 Expired 05/04/22 Mat-Su 2022 Mat-Su Valley Streambank Rehabilitation Workshop
04/06/22 Expired 04/27/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
2022 Kenai Peninsula Streambank Rehabilitation Workshop
04/07/22 Expires 12/31/22 Mat-Su Five Stocked Lakes To Open To Fishing In The Matanuska-Susitna Valley Opening
04/08/22 Expires 12/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su /
North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay /
Prince William Sound
New Regulations For Southcentral Shellfish Fisheries In 2022
04/25/22 Expires 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish Only May 1 And Single-Hook With Bait Beginning May 16 Restriction
05/02/22 Expired 05/11/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11
05/19/22 Expires 07/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Ninilchik River & Deep Creek Saltwater Conservation Zone Dates Correction
05/23/22 Expires 12/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
East Cook Inlet Sport And Personal Use Razor Clam Fisheries Will Remain Closed For 2022
05/30/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
06/02/22 Expired 06/08/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On The Lower Kenai Peninsula
06/06/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Sport Fishery Is Closed Closure
06/06/22 Expires 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Use Of Bait Prohibited And Remains Hatchery King Salmon Only Restriction
06/08/22 Expires 07/15/22 Southern Kenai Anchor River And Deep Creek Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
06/08/22 Expires 07/15/22 Southern Kenai Use Of Bait Prohibited In The Ninilchik River Restriction
06/08/22 Expired 06/24/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Personal Use Gillnet Fishery Daily Fishing Hours Reduced Restriction
06/09/22 Expires 12/31/22 Kodiak Buskin River Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Closure
06/13/22 Expires 07/15/22 Southern Kenai Ninilchik River Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
06/13/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sport Fishing For King Salmon Is Closed Through July 15 And Is Restricted To Catch-And-Release Beginning July 16 Closure
06/13/22 Expired 06/24/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Personal Use Gillnet Fishery Daily Fishing Hours Further Reduced To Conserve King Salmon Restriction
06/13/22 Expires 07/15/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closed In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
06/16/22 Expired 06/18/22 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Eklutna And Ship Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On Saturday, June 18
06/16/22 Expires 07/13/22 Mat-Su Deshka River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
06/16/22 Expires 07/13/22 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
06/20/22 Expires 07/13/22 Mat-Su Susitna River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
06/20/22 Expires 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Opening
06/22/22 Expires 07/31/22 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Resurrection Bay Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
06/23/22 Expires 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/27/22 Expires 07/01/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging June 29 - July 1 Liberalization
06/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/29/22 Expires 09/30/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Proposals Sought For The 2023 Kenai Peninsula Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share
06/29/22 Expires 12/31/22 Bristol Bay Wood River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/29/22 Expires 07/13/22 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Seward Lagoon Youth-Only Fishery Extended Through July 13 Liberalization