Emergency Orders and News Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
02/25/14 Mat-Su New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Knik RIVER, Susitna River And Anchorage Area In 2014
02/25/14 Northern Kenai New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Kenai River And Northern Kenai Peninsula Area In 2014
02/25/14 Southern Kenai New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Lower Cook Inlet Fisheries In 2014
02/27/14 Southern Kenai 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/27/14 Southern Kenai 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/27/14 Southern Kenai 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/27/14 Northern Kenai 2014 Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Closure
02/27/14 Northern Kenai 2014 Kasilof River Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Restrictions
02/27/14 Mat-Su 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
02/27/14 Mat-Su 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
02/27/14 Mat-Su 2014 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
03/11/14 Southern Kenai Ninilchik Beaches Closed For Clams; Bag And Possession Limit Decreased On Remaining Eastside Beaches
03/11/14 Southern Kenai Ninilchik Beaches Closed For Clams; Bag And Possession Limit Decreased On Remaining Eastside Beaches
04/09/14 Kodiak Filleting And De-heading Of King Salmon At-sea Prohibited For Anglers Returning To Kodiak Road System Ports
04/09/14 Kodiak Kodiak King Salmon Sport Fishery Restrictions In 2014 - Ayakulik River And Karluk River
04/09/14 Kodiak Chignik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Bag, Possession And Annual Limits Reduced In 2014
04/09/14 Kodiak Kodiak King Salmon Sport Fishery Restrictions In 2014 - Ayakulik River And Karluk River
04/09/14 Prince William Sound 2014 Prince William Sound Noncommercial Shrimp Fisheries Update
04/10/14 Bristol Bay Sport Fishing Regulations Liberalized In The Nushagak River Drainage
04/15/14 Southcentral Corrections To 2014 Southcentral Alaska Regulation Booklet
04/29/14 Southcentral Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 6th
06/03/14 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day At The Homer SPIT, SATURDAY, June 7
06/04/14 Kodiak Afognak River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/11/14 Southern Kenai Anchor River And Lower Cook Inlet Marine Fisheries Close To Protect King Salmon
06/11/14 Kodiak Buskin River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/11/14 Kodiak Ayakulik River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/11/14 Kodiak Karluk River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/13/14 Mat-Su Bait And Multiple Hooks Allowed In Deshka River
06/18/14 Mat-Su Youth-only King Salmon Fishing Day At The Eklutna TAILRACE, SATURDAY, June 21
06/18/14 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Closed To King Salmon Fishing
06/19/14 Kodiak Ayakulik And Karluk Rivers Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
06/19/14 Kodiak Ayakulik And Karluk Rivers Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
06/23/14 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary To Open To Fishing And RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limits To INCREASE, TUESDAY, June 24
06/23/14 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary To Open To Fishing And RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limits To INCREASE, TUESDAY, June 24
06/26/14 Northern Kenai Bait Prohibited In The Kenai River Sport Fishery
06/26/14 Northern Kenai 2014 Kenai River Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Opens July 10, Retention Of King Salmon Will Be Prohibited
06/26/14 Northern Kenai Bait And Multiple Hook Prohibition Continued In The Kasilof River Sport FISHERY
06/26/14 Kodiak Dog Salmon River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/26/14 Kodiak Monashka Creek And Monashka Bay Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
07/03/14 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Opens To King Salmon Fishing On July 4
07/03/14 Bristol Bay Nushagak-mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit Reduced
07/03/14 Bristol Bay Wood River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit Increased
07/03/14 Anchorage Ship CREEK, Downstream Of Chugach Power Plant DAM, Closed To Fishing Through July 13
07/03/14 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area EXPANDED; Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limits Increased
07/03/14 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area EXPANDED; Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limits Increased
07/07/14 Southern Kenai Noncommercial Tanner Crab Fisheries Remain Closed In Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast WATERS
07/11/14 Kodiak Chignik River King Salmon Harvest Limits Restored
07/11/14 Northern Kenai Limits For RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Area Sockeye Salmon Returns To Three Per DAY, Six In Possession July 15
07/16/14 Kodiak Pasagshak River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon
07/17/14 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Fishing Restricted To Catch And Release With Barbless Hooks Only
07/23/14 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery To Open 6:00 A.M., July 25
07/24/14 Northern Kenai Kenai River Closed To King Salmon Fishing
07/24/14 Northern Kenai Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closed In Cook Inlet Marine Waters North Of Bluff Point
07/24/14 Northern Kenai Kasilof River King Salmon Fishing Restricted To CATCH-AND-RELEASE
07/29/14 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day At The Homer SPIT, SATURDAY, August 2
08/01/14 Mat-Su Fish Creek Youth-only Sport Fishery Opens Saturday And SUNDAY, August 2-3
08/06/14 Bristol Bay Nushagak-mulchatna Drainage Coho Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit Increased
08/06/14 Mat-Su Fish CREEK, Cottonwood CREEK, And Wasilla Creek Coho Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit Increased And Mondays Added To Weekend-only Fisheries
08/07/14 Mat-Su Sockeye Salmon Retention Prohibited In The Larson Creek Drainage Effective Saturday, August 9, 2014
08/08/14 Anchorage Ship Creek Coho Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit Increased To Five Fish Per Day
08/12/14 Southern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Opens To Snagging FRIDAY, August 15
08/12/14 Northern Kenai 2014 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits Must Be Returned By August 15
08/13/14 Mat-Su Fish Creek Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Opens 7 days Per WEEK, 6:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Beginning THURSDAY, August 14
08/14/14 Southcentral Eklutna Tailrace Youth-only Sport Fishery Opens SATURDAY, August 16
08/15/14 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Coho Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased Beginning 12:01 A.M., SATURDAY, August 16
09/04/14 Resurrection Bay Youth-only Fishing Days At The Seward Lagoon This WEEKEND, September 5-7
09/11/14 Prince William Sound Prince William Sound Sport, Subsistence, And Personal Use Shrimp Season To Close Monday, September 15; Permits Due By October 15
10/02/14 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Classroom Salmon Egg Takes Scheduled For October 9-10
11/10/14 Expired 04/30/15 Northern Kenai Retention Of Arctic CHAR/dolly Varden Prohibited At Stormy Lake
12/12/14 Prince William Sound Board Adopts Changes To Prince William Sound Sport Fish Regulations
12/22/14 Statewide Recreational Fish Stocking Plan Available For Comment
02/13/15 Expired 02/18/15 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Ice Fishing Activity Scheduled For February 18th
02/18/15 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Sonar Transitions To River Mile 14
02/19/15 Southern Kenai 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/19/15 Southern Kenai 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/19/15 Southern Kenai 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/19/15 Southern Kenai 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Lower Cook Inlet Streams And Marine Waters
02/19/15 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Fishery Closure
02/19/15 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Restrictions Announced
02/19/15 Mat-Su 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
02/19/15 Mat-Su 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
02/19/15 Mat-Su 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
02/19/15 Mat-Su 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Susitna River And Little Susitna River
02/24/15 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Closed To Clamming
02/24/15 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Closed To Clamming
04/07/15 Kodiak Ayakulik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Restricted To Catch-and-release In 2015
04/07/15 Kodiak Karluk River King Salmon Sport Fishery Closed In 2015
04/13/15 Kodiak Filleting And De-heading Of King Salmon At-sea Prohibited For Anglers Returning To Kodiak Road System Ports
04/29/15 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 6th
05/22/15 Expired 09/25/15 Anchorage Otter Lake Sport Fishery Liberalized
05/26/15 Southcentral 2015 Southcentral Alaska Sport Fishing Regulation Booklet Errors And Clarification
05/27/15 Mat-Su Area Closed To Sport Fishing Expanded Below Little Susitna Weir
06/03/15 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day At The Nick Dudiak Fishing LAGOON, SATURDAY, June 6
06/10/15 Kodiak Buskin River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/11/15 Mat-Su Bait And Multiple Hooks Allowed In Deshka River
06/11/15 Southern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions Lifted On Anchor River And Nearby Marine Waters
06/11/15 Southern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions Lifted On Anchor River And Nearby Marine Waters
06/15/15 Kodiak Afognak River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/15/15 Kodiak Karluk River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/17/15 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
06/17/15 Mat-Su Little Susitna River King Salmon Harvest Restored To 7 days a week
06/17/15 Mat-Su Youth-only King Salmon Fishing Day At The Eklutna TAILRACE, SATURDAY, June 20
06/19/15 Expired 12/31/15 Kodiak Ayakulik River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/19/15 Southern Kenai King Salmon Annual Limit In Ninilichik River And Surrounding Marine Waters Restored To Five
06/22/15 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary To OPEN, RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limits To INCREASE, TUESDAY, June 23
06/22/15 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary To OPEN, RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limits To INCREASE, TUESDAY, June 23
06/22/15 Kodiak Dog Salmon River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/23/15 Kodiak Monashka Creek And Monashka Bay Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
06/24/15 Southern Kenai Snagging Permitted At The Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon And Adjacent Waters June 26-28
06/24/15 Prince William Sound Flemming Spit Lagoon In The Cordova Terminal Harvest Area Opens To Snagging King Salmon
06/24/15 Mat-Su Waters Open To Sport Fishing Below Little Susitna Weir Increased
06/24/15 Anchorage Campbell Creek Youth-only King Salmon Fishery June 27 And 28
06/25/15 Northern Kenai Bait Prohibited In The Kenai River Sport Fishery
06/25/15 Northern Kenai 2015 Kenai River Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Opens July 10, Retention Of King Salmon Will Be Prohibited
06/25/15 Northern Kenai Bait And Multiple Hook Prohibition Continued In The Kasilof River Sport Fishery
06/26/15 Expired 07/13/15 Mat-Su Deshka River And Little Susitna King Salmon Annual Harvest Limit Restored To Five
06/30/15 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area EXPANDED; Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limits Increased
06/30/15 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area EXPANDED; Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limits Increased
07/01/15 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Opens To The Use Of Bait
07/02/15 Kodiak Pasagshak River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon
07/09/15 Southern Kenai Noncommercial Tanner Crab Fisheries Remain Closed In Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Waters
07/13/15 Northern Kenai Limits For RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Area Sockeye Salmon Returns To Three Per DAY, Six In Possession July 15
07/21/15 Kodiak Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased To 10
07/22/15 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery To Open 6:00 A.M., July 24
07/24/15 Expired 07/31/15 Northern Kenai Kenai River Late-run King Salmon Restrictions Eased
07/24/15 Expired 07/31/15 Northern Kenai Annual Limit Of One King Salmon Per Household Permit Restored In Kenai River Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Beginning July 25
07/24/15 Expired 07/31/15 Northern Kenai Bait And Multiple Hook Restrictions Lifted In The Kasilof River Sport Fishery
07/28/15 Prince William Sound Port Valdez Pink Salmon Bag Limit Increased To 12 Fish
07/28/15 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day At The Homer SPIT,SATURDAY, August 1
07/28/15 Northern Kenai Kenai River Sockeye Bag And Possession Limits To Increase Beginning 12:01 A.M. WEDNESDAY, July 29
07/28/15 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Hours Expanded To 24 Hours Daily
07/29/15 Mat-Su Fish Creek Youth-only Sport Fishery Opens Saturday And SUNDAY, August 1-2 Opening
08/03/15 Mat-Su Retention Of Sockeye Salmon Prohibited In The Larson Creek Drainage Effective Wednesday, August 5 Restriction
08/05/15 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Coho Salmon Limit Increased Effective THURSDAY, August 6 Liberalization
08/05/15 Mat-Su Fish Creek Opens To Sport Fishing SATURDAY, August 8
08/06/15 Mat-Su Fish CREEK, Cottonwood CREEK, And Wasilla Creek Coho Sport Fishing Bag And Possession Limit Increased And Days Added To Weekend-only Fisheries Liberalization
08/13/15 Expired 12/31/15 Mat-Su Larson Creek Opens To Retention Of Sockeye Salmon On August 13 Liberalization
08/14/15 Northern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Department Reminds Personal Use Dipnetters and Personal Use Set-netters To Return 2015 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits
08/26/15 Southern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Opens To Snagging Beginning Noon August 28 Opening
08/31/15 Expired 12/31/15 Mat-Su Jim Creek Closed To Sport Fishing For Salmon Closure
09/16/15 Prince William Sound Prince William Sound SPORT, SUBSISTENCE, And Personal Use Shrimp Seasons CLOSED; Permits Due By October 15 Closure
09/28/15 Mat-Su Mat-su Area School Egg-takes At Spring Creek September 29 And 30
09/30/15 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Classroom Salmon Egg Takes Scheduled For October 6-7
10/28/15 Statewide Public Meetings Scheduled To Solicit Input On Sport Fish Guide Registration, Logbook Program, And House Bill 41
11/04/15 Northern Kenai Retention Of Arctic CHAR/dolly Varden Prohibited At Stormy Lake Restriction
12/21/15 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Available For Comment
12/21/15 Bristol Bay Alaska Board Of Fisheries Adopts Changes To Bristol Bay Area Sport Fishing Regulations
12/21/15 Expired 12/31/16 Northern Kenai East And West MACKEY, UNION, And Derks Lakes Allowable Gear While Fishing Through The Ice Limited And Retention Of All Species Of Fish Prohibited Restriction
12/24/15 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport And Personal Use Clamming Closure
12/24/15 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
01/01/16 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport And Personal Use Clamming 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
02/18/16 Expired 07/31/16 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Fishery Closure Closure
02/18/16 Expired 06/30/16 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Restrictions Announced Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 07/13/16 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 Little Su, Single hook, Artificial lure, Retention Fri-Mon. Restriction
02/18/16 Expired 07/13/16 Mat-Su Unbaited, Single hook, Artificial Lure only; Prohibits Harvest Units 2,3,5,6. Restriction
03/15/16 Expired 07/25/16 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
03/15/16 Expired 07/25/16 Kodiak Karluk River 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 08/01/16 Kodiak Monashka Creek And Monashka Bay Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
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
05/04/16 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11th
06/01/16 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day At The Homer SPIT,SATURDAY, June 4 Opening
06/03/16 Northern Kenai Kenai River Opens To Catch And Release Fishing For King Salmon June 4 Opening
06/03/16 Kodiak Afognak River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
06/08/16 Kodiak Buskin River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/10/16 Mat-Su Deshka River King Salmon Annual Harvest Limit Restored To Five Liberalization
06/15/16 Northern Kenai Soldotna Creek Drainage Northern Pike Eradicaton
06/15/16 Mat-Su Youth-only King Salmon Fishing Day At The Eklutna TAILRACE, SATURDAY, June 18
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
06/16/16 Southern Kenai Ninilchik River Open To Harvest Of Hatchery King Salmon June 18 Through July 15 Opening
06/23/16 Anchorage Campbell Creek Youth-only King Salmon Fishery June 25 And 26
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 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
06/30/16 Southern Kenai Snagging Permitted In The Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon And Adjacent Waters July 1 – 4 Liberalization
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
07/01/16 Northern Kenai 2016 Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishing And Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Outlook Restriction
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
07/06/16 Resurrection Bay Bag And Possession Limit Increased For Sockeye Salmon In Salt Water Of Resurrection Bay Liberalization
07/06/16 Kodiak Ayakulik River Open To Catch-and-release Fishing For King Salmon Opening
07/08/16 Northern Kenai Kenai River Late-run King Salmon Restrictions Lifted Opening
07/13/16 Kodiak Pasagshak River Drainage Reopens To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon On July 14 Opening
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
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
08/04/16 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Remains No Bait Restriction
08/09/16 Mat-Su Retention Of Sockeye Salmon Prohibited In Larson Creek Drainage Closure
08/10/16 Mat-Su FISH, COTTONWOOD, And Wasilla Creeks Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Limits And Days Liberalized Liberalization
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
09/13/16 Kodiak Buskin River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For Coho Closure
09/15/16 Prince William Sound Prince William Sound SPORT, SUBSISTENCE, And Personal Use Shrimp Season Closes September 15
09/28/16 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Classroom Salmon Egg Takes Scheduled For October 5-6
10/13/16 Statewide Fish And Game To Begin Mailing Annual Sport Fishing Harvest Survey
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
12/28/16 Expired 12/31/17 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming Closure
01/03/17 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Available For COMMENT
02/06/17 Anchorage Anchorage School District Students Learn Ice Fishing Skills At Annual Event Starting February 7th
02/15/17 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Launches Email Subscription Service
02/22/17 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Ice Fishing Activity Scheduled For February 23rd And 24th At Sport Lake And March 2nd At Johnson Lake
03/13/17 Expired 07/25/17 Kodiak Ayakulik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Catch-and-release Only Restriction
03/13/17 Expired 08/01/17 Kodiak Monashka Creek And Monashka Bay Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
03/13/17 Expired 07/25/17 Kodiak Karluk River Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
03/23/17 Northern Kenai New Sport/personal Use Fishing Regulations For Kenai River And Northern Kenai Peninsula Area In 2017
03/23/17 Anchorage Changes To Anchorage Area Sport Fishing Regulations
03/23/17 Mat-Su New Sport Fishing Regulations For Northern Cook Inlet Sport Fisheries In 2017
03/24/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su 2017 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Eastside Susitna River Tributaries And Certain Units Of The Susitna River Closure
03/24/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su 2017 King Salmon Sport Fishing Annual Limit Restrictions For Little Susitna River Closure
03/24/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su 2017 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Unit 1 of The Susitna River, Except The Deshka, With Certain Other Restrictions In Unit 4 Closure
03/24/17 Expired 09/15/17 Prince William Sound Number Of Allowable Pots Reduced In 2017 Prince William Sound Sport And Subsistence Shrimp Pot Fishery Restriction
03/31/17 Kodiak Changes To Kodiak Area Sport Fishing Regulations
04/04/17 Expired 06/30/17 Northern Kenai 2017 Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Preseason Total Run Projection And 2017 Early-run King Salmon Sport Fishery Regulations
05/04/17 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11th
05/19/17 Southcentral Regulation Summary Booklet Correction For Goose Creek
05/31/17 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Days Homer Spit, Saturday, June 3, 2017, And Ninilchik River, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
06/06/17 Expired 12/31/17 Kodiak Buskin River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/06/17 Expired 12/31/17 Kodiak Karluk River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased Liberalization
06/07/17 Kodiak First Full King Salmon Returns To Salonie Creek Coming Soon
06/09/17 Bristol Bay Catch And Release Mortality To Be Estimated For Nushagak Drainage King Salmon
06/12/17 Expired 06/30/17 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Maximum Size Limit Increases Below Slikok Creek Liberalization
06/15/17 Anchorage /
Mat-Su /
Resurrection Bay
Youth-only Fisheries In Three Locations In Southcentral This Weekend
06/20/17 Expired 06/30/17 Northern Kenai Bait Allowed Below Slikok Creek For Kenai River Early-run King Salmon Liberalization
06/20/17 Expired 12/31/17 Statewide Alaska Invasive Species Awareness Week
06/21/17 Anchorage Campbell Creek Youth-only King Salmon Fishery June 24 And June 25
06/21/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Nushagak-mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Reduced Restriction
06/21/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Deshka River Closed To Use Of Bait Restriction
06/22/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Closed To Fishing For King Salmon, Except Two Weekends In July Restriction
06/23/17 Expired 07/14/17 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Open To Fishing And Russian/ Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits To Increase Liberalization
06/23/17 Expired 07/14/17 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Open To Fishing And Russian/ Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits To Increase Liberalization
06/29/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Nushagak-mulchatna Drainage Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
06/29/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Closed To Fishing For King Salmon Restriction
06/30/17 Northern Kenai 2017 Kenai River Late-run King Salmon Preseason Projection And Sport Fishery Regulations
06/30/17 Statewide Illegally Dumped Fish Waste Can Draw Bears, Fines For Violators
06/30/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Susitna River Drainage Closes To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Restriction
06/30/17 Expired 07/31/17 Resurrection Bay Bag Limits Increased For Resurrection Bay Salt Water Sockeye Salmon Liberalization
07/06/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Wood River Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
07/11/17 Expired 07/31/17 Anchorage Ship Creek King Salmon Season Extended Through July 31, 2017, Bag And Possession Limit Increased To Two Fish Liberalization
07/12/17 Expired 08/09/17 Kodiak Chignik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Limited To Catch-and-release Restriction
07/12/17 Southcentral Regulation Summary Booklet Correction For Jim Creek
07/12/17 Expired 02/28/18 Southern Kenai Tanner Crab Board Of Fishery Changes And Fishery Updates Liberalization
07/12/17 Expired 07/16/17 Southern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging July 14 - July 16 Liberalization
07/12/17 Northern Kenai Sockeye Salmon Limits For Russian/upper Kenai River Area Return To Three Per Day, Six In Possession July 15
07/12/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Alagnak River Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
07/17/17 Expired 12/31/17 Kodiak Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased Liberalization
07/21/17 Expired 08/09/17 Kodiak Chignik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Closed Closure
07/25/17 Expired 07/31/17 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery To Open 6 a.m. July 26, 2017 Opening
07/31/17 Kodiak Stocked Coho Salmon Returning To Kodiak Road Zone, New Regulation Reminder 2017
08/01/17 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day On The Homer Spit Saturday, August 5
08/02/17 Expired 08/14/17 Southern Kenai China Poot Personal Use Sockeye Salmon Fishery Liberalized Liberalization
08/03/17 Mat-Su Youth-only Sport Fishery Opens On Fish Creek Saturday And Sunday, August 5 -6
08/04/17 Expired 09/30/17 Mat-Su Bait Prohibited In The Little Susitna River Sport Fishery Restriction
08/17/17 Mat-Su Youth-only Fishery At The Eklutna Tailrace, Saturday, August 19
08/21/17 Expired 12/31/17 Mat-Su Fish Creek Salmon Sport Fishing Limits And Days Liberalized Liberalization
08/22/17 Statewide Photo Entries Sought For 2018 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Photo Contest
08/22/17 Expired 12/31/17 Mat-Su Susitna River Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
08/22/17 Southcentral Reminder To Return 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits
08/23/17 Expired 12/31/17 Mat-Su Cottonwood And Wasilla Creeks Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Limits And Days Liberalized Liberalization
08/23/17 Expired 09/30/17 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Bait Restriction Lifted Liberalization
08/25/17 Expired 12/31/17 Anchorage Ship Creek Coho Salmon Bag And Possession Limits Increased To Six Fish Liberalization
09/12/17 Southcentral Prince William Sound Sport And Subsistence Shrimp Season Closes September 15
09/14/17 Expired 02/28/18 Southcentral Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Tanner Crab Fishery Opens October 1
09/27/17 Southern Kenai /
Resurrection Bay /
Northern Kenai
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District “Salmon In The Classroom” Egg Takes Scheduled For October 4 and 5
11/27/17 Expired 12/12/17 Northern Kenai Scoping Meeting For The Removal Of Invasive Northern Pike From Tote Road Lakes And Planning For The Reintroduction Of Native Species
12/22/17 Expires 12/31/18 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Recreational Clamming Closure
12/22/17 Expires 12/31/18 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming Closure
12/27/17 Expired 01/30/18 Statewide 2018 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Public Comment Period
12/28/17 Prince William Sound New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Prince William Sound
12/29/17 Expires 12/31/18 Northern Kenai Retention Of All Species Of Fish Prohibited From East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes Closure
12/29/17 Expires 12/31/18 Northern Kenai Retention Of Arctic Char/dolly Varden Prohibited At Stormy Lake In 2018 Closure
01/03/18 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Under Ice: An Introduction To Ice Fishing
02/05/18 Northern Kenai Public Meeting On The Removal Of Invasive Northern Pike And Rehabilitation Of Tote Road Lakes Near Soldotna
02/15/18 Expires 09/15/18 Prince William Sound Number Of Pots Reduced In The 2018 Prince William Sound Noncommercial Shrimp Pot Fishery Restriction
03/01/18 Expires 08/01/18 Kodiak Monashka Creek And Monashka Bay Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
03/01/18 Expires 07/25/18 Kodiak Karluk River Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
03/01/18 Expires 07/25/18 Kodiak Ayakulik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Catch-and-release Only Restriction
03/05/18 Northern Kenai 2018 Outlook For Kenai River Early And Late Run King Salmon
03/06/18 Expired 03/14/18 Anchorage /
Mat-Su /
Prince William Sound
Wild Alaska Shrimp: How To Target ‘Em In Prince William Sound
03/13/18 Expires 07/13/18 Mat-Su 2018 King Salmon Sport Fishing Catch-and-release Only For Deshka And Yentna Rivers And Remaining Susitna River Drainage Closed Restriction
03/13/18 Expires 07/13/18 Mat-Su 2018 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Little Susitna River Restriction
03/21/18 Prince William Sound Summary Of Sport Fish Regulation Changes From Board Of Fisheries Miscellaneous Shellfish Meeting
04/05/18 Expired 04/11/18 Anchorage Fishing For King Salmon In Ship Creek
04/11/18 Expires 04/27/18 Statewide ADF&g Proposes Amendment To The 2018 Statewide Stocking Plan
04/16/18 Expires 05/18/18 Northern Kenai Public Comment Period Begins For Tote Road Pike Lake Restoration