Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
08/03/22 Expired 08/07/22 Mat-Su Fish Creek Youth-Only Fishery Opens Saturday And Sunday, August 6-7
08/02/22 Expired 08/07/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Youth-Only Coho Salmon Fishery At The Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon On The Homer Spit
08/02/22 Expires 08/15/22 Mat-Su /
Northern Kenai
Online Harvest Reporting Required For Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permit
08/01/22 Expires 08/20/22 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/28/22 Expired 08/12/22 Mat-Su Fish Creek Sport Fishing Open 7 Days Per Week With Increased Sockeye Salmon Limits Liberalization
07/28/22 Expires 08/15/22 Northern Kenai Unbaited, Single-Hook, Artificial Lures Only In The Kenai River Restriction
07/21/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag Limits Increased Liberalization
07/21/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Open 24 Hours Per Day Liberalization
07/19/22 Expires 12/31/22 Kodiak Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/19/22 Expired 07/31/22 Bristol Bay Bristol Bay King Salmon Annual Limit Reduced Restriction
07/19/22 Expired 07/31/22 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Opens 6 A.M. July 21 Opening
07/16/22 Expired 07/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
King Salmon Sport Fishing Closure In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
07/16/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/16/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/13/22 Expires 12/31/22 Prince William Sound Port Valdez Pink Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increase Liberalization
07/11/22 Expired 07/31/22 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Sport Fishery Restricted To Catch-And-Release And No Bait Restriction
07/11/22 Expired 08/09/22 Kodiak Chignik River Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
07/07/22 Expires 12/31/22 Bristol Bay Alagnak River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/06/22 Expired 07/30/22 Mat-Su Anderson Creek (Lower Susitna River) Closed To Dipnetting Closure
07/05/22 Expired 07/31/22 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Limits Reduced Restriction
07/05/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Opens July 10 With No Retention Of King Salmon Restriction
07/05/22 Expired 08/07/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded Liberalization
07/05/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/30/22 Expired 07/31/22 Prince William Sound Coghill River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/29/22 Expires 12/31/22 Kodiak Buskin River Open To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Opening
06/29/22 Expired 07/13/22 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Seward Lagoon Youth-Only Fishery Extended Through July 13 Liberalization
06/29/22 Expires 12/31/22 Bristol Bay Wood River 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
06/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/27/22 Expired 07/01/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging June 29 - July 1 Liberalization
06/23/22 Expired 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/22/22 Expired 07/31/22 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Resurrection Bay Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
06/20/22 Expired 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Opening
06/20/22 Expired 07/13/22 Mat-Su Susitna River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
06/16/22 Expired 07/13/22 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
06/16/22 Expired 07/13/22 Mat-Su Deshka River Drainage Closed To Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closure
06/16/22 Expired 06/18/22 Anchorage /
Mat-Su
Eklutna And Ship Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On Saturday, June 18
06/13/22 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 Expired 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 07/15/22 Southern Kenai Ninilchik River Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
06/13/22 Expired 07/15/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closed In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
06/09/22 Expires 12/31/22 Kodiak Buskin River Closed To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Closure
06/08/22 Expired 06/24/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Personal Use Gillnet Fishery Daily Fishing Hours Reduced Restriction
06/08/22 Expired 07/15/22 Southern Kenai Use Of Bait Prohibited In The Ninilchik River Restriction
06/08/22 Expired 07/15/22 Southern Kenai Anchor River And Deep Creek Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
06/06/22 Expired 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Use Of Bait Prohibited And Remains Hatchery King Salmon Only Restriction
06/06/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Sport Fishery Is Closed Closure
06/02/22 Expired 06/08/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On The Lower Kenai Peninsula
05/30/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
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
05/19/22 Expired 07/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
Ninilchik River & Deep Creek Saltwater Conservation Zone Dates Correction
05/02/22 Expired 05/11/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11
04/25/22 Expired 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
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
04/07/22 Expires 12/31/22 Mat-Su Five Stocked Lakes To Open To Fishing In The Matanuska-Susitna Valley Opening
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
03/22/22 Statewide Hatchery Visitor Centers To Reopen
03/15/22 Expires 09/15/22 Prince William Sound Pots Reduced In The Prince William Sound Noncommercial Shrimp Fishery Restriction
02/24/22 Expired 03/31/22 Prince William Sound 2022 Prince William Sound Sport Tanner Crab Fishery Opening
02/14/22 Expires 12/31/22 Kodiak Eastern Afognak And Kodiak Islands Rockfish Limits Reduced For Nonresidents Restriction
02/10/22 Expired 07/25/22 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
02/10/22 Expired 07/25/22 Kodiak Karluk River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
02/09/22 Expires 12/31/22 Mat-Su Retention Of Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Prohibited In Fish Creek (Big Lake) Drainage Restriction
01/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Prince William Sound New Regulation For Prince William Sound Area Sport Fisheries In 2022
01/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
2022 Kenai And Kasilof Rivers King Salmon Sport Fisheries Preseason Summary
01/26/22 Expires 10/31/22 Southern Kenai Changes To King Salmon Limits And Gear In The Ninilchik River 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 Expired 07/31/22 Anchorage /
Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
Mat-Su
King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Salt Waters Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Fishery Starting At Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 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 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish And Single-Hook Only Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 07/13/22 Mat-Su Little Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expired 07/13/22 Mat-Su Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
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
12/20/21 Expires 12/31/22 Southern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming In 2022 Closure
12/20/21 Expires 12/31/22 Southern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming In 2022 Closure
12/01/21 Statewide 2022 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Open For Public Comment