Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
12/29/17 Expired 12/31/18 Northern Kenai Retention Of Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Prohibited At Stormy Lake In 2018 Closure
12/29/17 Expired 12/31/18 Northern Kenai Retention Of All Species Of Fish Prohibited From East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes Closure
12/28/17 Prince William Sound New Sport Fishing Regulations Adopted For Prince William Sound
12/27/17 Expired 01/30/18 Statewide 2018 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Public Comment Period
12/22/17 Expired 12/31/18 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Recreational Clamming Closure
12/22/17 Expired 12/31/18 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai
Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming Closure
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
09/27/17 Northern Kenai /
Southern Kenai /
North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District “Salmon In The Classroom” Egg Takes Scheduled For October 4 And 5
09/14/17 Expired 02/28/18 Southcentral Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Tanner Crab Fishery Opens October 1
09/12/17 Southcentral Prince William Sound Sport And Subsistence Shrimp Season Closes September 15
08/25/17 Expired 12/31/17 Anchorage Ship Creek Coho Salmon Bag And Possession Limits Increased To Six Fish Liberalization
08/23/17 Expired 09/30/17 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Bait Restriction Lifted Liberalization
08/23/17 Expired 12/31/17 Mat-Su Cottonwood And Wasilla Creeks Coho Salmon Sport Fishing Limits And Days Liberalized Liberalization
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
08/22/17 Statewide Photo Entries Sought For 2018 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Photo Contest
08/21/17 Expired 12/31/17 Mat-Su Fish Creek Salmon Sport Fishing Limits And Days Liberalized Liberalization
08/17/17 Mat-Su Youth-Only Fishery At The Eklutna Tailrace, Saturday, August 19
08/04/17 Expired 09/30/17 Mat-Su Bait Prohibited In The Little Susitna River Sport Fishery Restriction
08/03/17 Mat-Su Youth-Only Sport Fishery Opens On Fish Creek Saturday And Sunday, August 5 -6
08/02/17 Expired 08/14/17 Southern Kenai China Poot Personal Use Sockeye Salmon Fishery Liberalized Liberalization
08/01/17 Southern Kenai Youth-Only Fishing Day On The Homer Spit Saturday, August 5
07/31/17 Kodiak Stocked Coho Salmon Returning To Kodiak Road Zone, New Regulation Reminder 2017
07/25/17 Expired 07/31/17 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery To Open 6 A.M. July 26, 2017 Opening
07/21/17 Expired 08/09/17 Kodiak Chignik River King Salmon Sport Fishery Closed Closure
07/17/17 Expired 12/31/17 Kodiak Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased 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 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Alagnak River Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
07/12/17 Expired 02/28/18 Southern Kenai Tanner Crab Board Of Fishery Changes And Fishery Updates 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 Northern Kenai Sockeye Salmon Limits For Russian/Upper Kenai River Area Return To Three Per Day, Six In Possession July 15
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
07/06/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Wood River Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased Liberalization
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 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Bag Limits Increased For Resurrection Bay Salt Water Sockeye Salmon Liberalization
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
06/29/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Closed To Fishing For King Salmon Restriction
06/29/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage Sockeye Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Increased 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
06/23/17 Expired 07/14/17 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Open To Fishing And Russian/ Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits To Increase Liberalization
06/22/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Closed To Fishing For King Salmon, Except Two Weekends In July Restriction
06/21/17 Expired 07/13/17 Mat-Su Deshka River Closed To Use Of Bait Restriction
06/21/17 Expired 12/31/17 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Sport Fishing Limits Reduced Restriction
06/21/17 Anchorage Campbell Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fishery June 24 And June 25
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
06/15/17 Anchorage /
Mat-Su /
North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay
Youth-Only Fisheries In Three Locations In Southcentral This Weekend
06/12/17 Expired 06/30/17 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Maximum Size Limit Increases Below Slikok Creek Liberalization
06/09/17 Bristol Bay Catch And Release Mortality To Be Estimated For Nushagak Drainage King Salmon
06/07/17 Kodiak First Full King Salmon Returns To Salonie Creek Coming Soon
06/06/17 Expired 12/31/17 Kodiak Karluk River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Bag And Possession Limit Increased Liberalization
06/06/17 Expired 12/31/17 Kodiak BUSKIN RIVER DRAINAGE SOCKEYE SALMON LIMITS INCREASED Liberalization
05/31/17 Southern Kenai Youth-Only Fishing Days Homer Spit, Saturday, June 3, 2017, And Ninilchik River, Wednesday, June 7, 2017
05/19/17 Southcentral Regulation Summary Booklet Correction For Goose Creek
05/04/17 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11th
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
03/31/17 Kodiak Changes To Kodiak Area Sport Fishing Regulations
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
03/24/17 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 07/13/17 Mat-Su 2017 King Salmon Sport Fishing Restrictions For Eastside Susitna River Tributaries And Certain Units Of The Susitna River Closure
03/23/17 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
03/23/17 Northern Kenai New Sport/Personal Use Fishing Regulations For Kenai River And Northern Kenai Peninsula Area In 2017
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
03/13/17 Expired 07/25/17 Kodiak AYAKULIK RIVER KING SALMON SPORT FISHERY CATCH-AND-RELEASE ONLY Restriction
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
02/15/17 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Launches Email Subscription Service
02/06/17 Anchorage Anchorage School District Students Learn Ice Fishing Skills At Annual Event Starting February 7th
01/03/17 Statewide SPORT FISH STOCKING PLAN AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT
12/28/16 Expired 12/31/17 Southern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming Closure
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