Emergency Orders and News Releases
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Date Area Summary Action
12/21/15 Interior Sport Fish Stocking Plan Available For COMMENT
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
12/17/15 Southeast Cabin Sport Fishing Survey
11/04/15 Northern Kenai Retention Of Arctic CHAR/dolly Varden Prohibited At Stormy Lake Restriction
10/28/15 Statewide Public Meetings Scheduled To Solicit Input On Sport Fish Guide Registration, Logbook Program, And House Bill 41
10/06/15 Expired 12/31/15 Ketchikan Sport Fishing Opened In Herring Cove Creek And Herring Bay Special Harvest Area Opening
10/05/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna REMINDER: Report 2015 Chitina Dipnet Harvest To Alaska Department Of Fish And Game Restriction
09/30/15 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Classroom Salmon Egg Takes Scheduled For October 6-7
09/28/15 Mat-Su Mat-su Area School Egg-takes At Spring Creek September 29 And 30
09/23/15 Expired 12/31/15 Sitka Sport Fishing For Coho Closed In Deep Inlet Closure
09/23/15 Expired 11/30/15 Ketchikan Sport Fishing Closed In Herring Cove Creek And Herring Bay Special Harvest Area Closure
09/16/15 Prince William Sound Prince William Sound SPORT, SUBSISTENCE, And Personal Use Shrimp Seasons CLOSED; Permits Due By October 15 Closure
08/31/15 Expired 12/31/15 Mat-Su Jim Creek Closed To Sport Fishing For Salmon Closure
08/26/15 Southern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Opens To Snagging Beginning Noon August 28 Opening
08/14/15 Northern Kenai Department Reminds Personal Use Dipnetters and Personal Use Set-netters To Return 2015 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits
08/14/15 Mat-Su Department Reminds Personal Use Dipnetters and Personal Use Set-netters To Return 2015 Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permits
08/13/15 Expired 08/28/15 Juneau Dipac Hatchery Area Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
08/13/15 Expired 12/31/15 Mat-Su Larson Creek Opens To Retention Of Sockeye Salmon On August 13 Liberalization
08/11/15 Expired 12/31/15 Sitka Sport Fishing Closed In Bear Cove Closure
08/11/15 Northwest Unalakleet River Drainage Coho Salmon Limit Increased Effective August 12 Liberalization
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
08/05/15 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
08/03/15 Tanana Chatanika River Personal Use WHITEFISH Spear Fishery Permits Available August 19
08/03/15 Mat-Su Retention Of Sockeye Salmon Prohibited In The Larson Creek Drainage Effective Wednesday, August 5 Restriction
07/30/15 Expired 09/14/15 Haines/Skagway Pullen Creek And Pond Open To King Salmon FISHING Opening
07/30/15 Expired 09/14/15 Haines/Skagway Pullen Creek And Pond Open To King Salmon FISHING Opening
07/29/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Period Of August 3 – August 31
07/29/15 Mat-Su Fish Creek Youth-only Sport Fishery Opens Saturday And SUNDAY, August 1-2 Opening
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
07/24/15 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
07/22/15 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery To Open 6:00 A.M., July 24
07/22/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 27 – August 2
07/22/15 Expired 12/31/15 Ketchikan Sport Fishing For King Salmon Opens In Ketchikan Creek
07/21/15 Kodiak Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased To 10
07/15/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 20 – July 26
07/14/15 Expired 12/31/15 Yakutat Situk River Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Harvest Limits Increased
07/13/15 Northern Kenai Limits For RUSSIAN/upper Kenai River Area Sockeye Salmon Returns To Three Per DAY, Six In Possession July 15
07/09/15 Southern Kenai Noncommercial Tanner Crab Fisheries Remain Closed In Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Waters
07/09/15 Expired 12/31/15 Yakutat Situk River Closed To King Salmon FISHING
07/09/15 Kuskokwim Sport Fishing Closure For Chum Salmon In The Kuskokwim River Drainage (Excluding Kuskokwim BAY)
07/08/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 13 – July 19
07/07/15 Kuskokwim Sport Fishing Closure For Chum Salmon In The Kuskokwim River Drainage
07/02/15 Kodiak Pasagshak River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon
07/01/15 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Opens To The Use Of Bait
06/30/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 6 – July 12
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
06/26/15 Expired 05/02/16 Southeast Revised Southeast Alaska Regional King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For 2015
06/26/15 Expired 07/13/15 Mat-Su Deshka River And Little Susitna King Salmon Annual Harvest Limit Restored To Five
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
06/24/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 29 – July 5
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
06/23/15 Kodiak Monashka Creek And Monashka Bay Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
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
06/22/15 Expired 12/31/15 Yakutat Yakutat Sport Dungeness Crab Fishing Closed
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
06/17/15 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon
06/17/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 22 – June 28
06/17/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Upper Copper River Sport Fish Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon Increased To Six Per Day
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
06/15/15 Tanana Tanana River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Effective June 19th
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
06/11/15 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
06/10/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 15 – June 21
06/10/15 Kodiak Buskin River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased
06/06/15 Expired 06/07/15 Sitka Swan LAKE's Junior Trout Derby Regulations
06/04/15 Northwest All Waters From Bald Head To Point Romanof Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon On June 8
06/03/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 8 – June 14
06/03/15 Southern Kenai Youth-only Fishing Day At The Nick Dudiak Fishing LAGOON, SATURDAY, June 6
06/02/15 Juneau Juneau Family Fishing Day At The Lake
05/28/15 Expired 07/31/15 Petersburg New King Salmon Bag Limits In Wrangell Narrows-blind Slough For 2015
05/28/15 Expired 08/31/15 Juneau Hatchery King Salmon Sport Limits Increased In Juneau Terminal Harvest Area Beginning MONDAY, June 1ST
05/27/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 1 – June 7
05/27/15 Mat-Su Area Closed To Sport Fishing Expanded Below Little Susitna Weir
05/26/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna New ADF&g Video Shows How To Fish For Klutina River Red Salmon
05/26/15 Southcentral 2015 Southcentral Alaska Sport Fishing Regulation Booklet Errors And Clarification
05/22/15 Expired 09/25/15 Anchorage Otter Lake Sport Fishery Liberalized
05/21/15 Northwest All Waters From Black Point To Point Romanof Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon On June 8
05/14/15 Tanana KIDS’ Fish And Game Fun Day Will Take Place On SATURDAY, May 16th
05/13/15 Expired 11/30/15 Southeast Southeast Alaska 2015 Lingcod Sport Fishing Regulations Set For The Northern Southeast Alaska Area
05/13/15 Expired 11/30/15 Southeast Southeast Alaska 2015 Lingcod Sport Fishing Regulations Set For The Yakutat Area
05/13/15 Expired 11/30/15 Southeast Southeast Alaska 2015 Lingcod Sport Fishing Regulations Set For The Southern Southeast Alaska Area
05/07/15 Yakutat Situk River Closed To Retention Of King Salmon Greater Than 20 Inches In Length
05/04/15 Yukon Yukon River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Effective May 11th
05/04/15 Haines/Skagway Reminder Of The 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For Haines And Skagway Area Marine Waters
05/04/15 Haines/Skagway Reminder Of The 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For Haines And Skagway Area Marine Waters
05/01/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna 2015 Copper River Batzulnetas Subsistence Salmon Fishing Schedule
05/01/15 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Preseason Schedule For The 2015 Copper River Chitina Subdistrict Personal Use Dip Net Fishery
05/01/15 Expired 06/30/15 Juneau 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For Juneau Area Marine Waters Still In Effect
04/30/15 Expired 05/01/16 Southeast Southeast Alaska King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For 2015
04/30/15 Expired 08/01/15 Ketchikan 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Ketchikan Area Marine Waters
04/30/15 Expired 08/01/15 Ketchikan Hatchery King Salmon Limits Increased In Herring Bay Terminal Harvest Area
04/29/15 Expired 07/15/15 Petersburg King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations Liberalized In Petersburg And WRANGELL Marine Waters
04/29/15 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 6th
04/20/15 Expired 09/13/15 Southeast Filleting And De-heading Of Lingcod, King And Coho Salmon, And Nonpelagic Rockfish Prohibited In Southeast Alaska Sport Fisheries
04/13/15 Kodiak Filleting And De-heading Of King Salmon At-sea Prohibited For Anglers Returning To Kodiak Road System Ports
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
04/06/15 Expired 12/31/15 Haines/Skagway Closure Of Commercial, Sport, And Subsistence Fishing Areas To Conserve Chilkat River King Salmon
04/01/15 Expired 06/30/15 Juneau 2015 King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations For Juneau Area Marine Waters
03/23/15 Kuskokwim Sport Fishing Closure For King Salmon In The Kuskokwim River Drainage And Kuskokwim Bay Effective April 1st.
02/24/15 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Closed To Clamming
02/24/15 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Closed To Clamming
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
02/18/15 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Sonar Transitions To River Mile 14
02/13/15 Expired 02/18/15 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Ice Fishing Activity Scheduled For February 18th
02/04/15 Expired 12/31/15 Juneau Tenakee Inlet Remains Closed To Sport And Personal Use Shrimp Fishing
02/04/15 Expired 12/31/15 Southeast Southeast Alaska Non-pelagic Rockfish Sport Fishing Regulations Announced For 2015
01/07/15 Expired 12/31/15 Juneau Juneau Area Section 11-a Remains Closed To Sport And Personal Use Shrimp Fishing
12/22/14 Statewide Recreational Fish Stocking Plan Available For Comment
12/12/14 Interior 2014 Alaska Board Of Fisheries Changes To The SUBSISTENCE, Personal USE, And Sport Fishing Regulations In The Upper COPPER/upper Susitna Drainages
08/05/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule For August 11 – 31
08/04/14 Tanana Chatanika River Personal Use WHITEFISH Spear Fishery Permits Issued Beginning August 18
07/29/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of August 4 – August 10
07/22/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 28 – August 3
07/15/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 21 – July 27
07/08/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 14 – July 20
07/01/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of July 7– July 13
06/24/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 30 – July 6
06/18/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 23 – June 29
06/18/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Upper Copper River Sport Fish Bag And Possession Limit For Sockeye Salmon Increased To Six Per Day
06/11/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Upper Copper River King Salmon Sport Fisheries Restricted Beginning Saturday June 14
06/11/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 16 – June 22
06/04/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 9 – June 15
05/28/14 Northwest Golovin Bay And Southern Norton Sound Drainages Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon On June 2
05/28/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishing Schedule Week Of June 2 – June 8
05/27/14 Northwest Unalakleet And Shaktoolik River Drainages Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon On May 30
05/23/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna 2014 Copper River Batzulnetas Subsistence Salmon Fishing Schedule
05/22/14 Statewide New ADF&g Video Shows How To Fish For Arctic Grayling
05/15/14 Upper Copper Upper Susitna Preseason Schedule For The 2014 Copper River Chitina Subdistrict Personal Use Dip Net Fishery
05/06/14 Tanana Tanana River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Effective May 12th
05/06/14 Tanana KIDS’ Fish And Game Fun Day Will Take Place On SATURDAY, May 17th
05/05/14 Yukon Yukon River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Effective May 12th
04/29/14 Kuskokwim Sport Fishing Closure For King Salmon In The Kuskokwim River Drainage And Kuskokwim Bay Effective May 1st
04/21/14 Tanana Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery Doors To Open During Fairbanks Outdoor Show