Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Northern Kenai


Date Area Summary Action
07/29/20 Expires 08/15/20 Northern Kenai Bait And Multiple Hooks Prohibited In The Kenai River August 1 – 15 Restriction
07/23/20 Southcentral Illegally Dumped Fish Waste Can Draw Bears, Fines For Violators
07/22/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/22/20 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Requests People Utilize Online Resources
07/13/20 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/13/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River King Salmon Limited To Catch-And-Release Restriction
07/13/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Lower Kenai River King Salmon Fishing Catch-And-Release Only Restriction
07/06/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Opens July 10 With No Retention Of King Salmon Restriction
07/06/20 Expired 07/08/20 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Dipnetting 101
07/02/20 Expired 07/14/20 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Closes For Sport Fishing Closure
07/01/20 Expired 08/07/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded Liberalization
07/01/20 Expires 09/30/20 Northern Kenai Proposals Sought For The 2021 Kenai Peninsula Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share
06/16/20 Expires 12/31/20 Statewide 2020 Regulations Revised For Charter Halibut Anglers
06/15/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River King Salmon Sport Fishery Starting July With No Bait And Single-Hook Artificial Lure Restriction
06/15/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishery Starting July With Retention Of King Salmon Less Than 34 Inches And No Bait Restriction
06/08/20 Expired 07/14/20 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early For Sport Fishing Liberalization
06/08/20 Expired 06/30/20 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish Only And Single-Hook, No Bait Restriction
06/08/20 Expired 07/31/20 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Sport Fishing Is Closed Closure
06/08/20 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Sockeye Salmon Fishing 101
06/03/20 Expires 12/31/20 Statewide Halibut Recording Requirements For Charter Clients
05/14/20 Southcentral Potential Landslide Threatens Large Tsunami In Prince William Sound, Geologists Say
05/11/20 Expired 05/13/20 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: King Salmon Fishing 101
05/04/20 Statewide Sport And Personal Use Fishing Remain Open
04/22/20 Expired 05/08/20 Statewide ADF&G Seeking Volunteers To Test Mobile Application
04/20/20 Expired 04/22/20 Statewide Fishing Forums To Be Hosted Temporarily Online
04/13/20 Statewide Sport And Personal Use Fishing Restrictions Related To Health Mandate 012
04/09/20 Statewide Fisheries Centers Will Remain Closed To The Public Indefinitely
03/19/20 Northern Kenai 2020 Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Season Starts Under General Regulation
03/18/20 Statewide Division Of Sport Fish Encourages People To Utilize Online Resources
03/17/20 Statewide Fisheries Centers Will Close To The Public
03/09/20 Statewide The Division Of Sport Fish Is Changing Terms Associated With News And Informational Documents
02/26/20 Expires 12/31/20 Southcentral New Regulations For The Northern Kenai Peninsula Sport Fisheries In 2020
02/26/20 Expires 12/31/20 Southcentral New Regulations For Northern And Western Cook Inlet Fisheries In 2020
02/26/20 Expires 12/31/20 Southcentral New Regulations For Lower Cook Inlet Sport Fisheries In 2020
01/27/20 Northern Kenai 2020 Deshka And Kenai Rivers King Salmon Outlooks Available
01/02/20 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming Closure
01/02/20 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai Eastside Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming Closure
12/31/19 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai No Retention Of All Species Of Fish In East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes Restriction
12/31/19 Expires 12/31/20 Northern Kenai No Retention Of Arctic Char/Dolly Varden At Stormy Lake In 2020 Restriction