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Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Area Sport Fishing Reports
Prince of Wales Island

March 27, 2015

Freshwater Fishing
Spring steelhead are starting to arrive with sporadic catches recently reported in several drainages.  It is still early and steelhead fishing will be most productive after mid April.  Rainbow and cutthroat trout fishing is currently good. The following lakes and associated stream drainages should offer good trout and Dolly Varden fishing; Control, Klawock, Luck, and Red Bay Lakes as well as the Thorne River drainage.

Saltwater Fishing
Feeder king salmon are present in the marine waters around Prince of Wales. Halibut and rockfish are available, while lingcod season is closed through May 15.

All anglers are responsible for knowing the current regulations for the area that they will be fishing. Regulation handbooks and copies of the most current regulatory changes are available on this website and at the Craig ADF&G office, (907) 826-2498


Prince of Wales Island Area Archives for:
Mar 27, 2015

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