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Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Area Sport Fishing Reports
Prince of Wales Island

April 24, 2015

Freshwater Fishing
Steelhead are present in the majority of drainages on the island. The Harris, Klawock, Thorne and Karta rivers, and Eagle, Ratz, Staney creeks currently have good numbers of steelhead. 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


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