Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Northern Kenai


Date Area Summary Action
06/27/22 Expires 07/01/22 Northern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging June 29 - July 1 Liberalization
06/23/22 Expires 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/20/22 Expires 07/14/22 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early To Sport Fishing For Sockeye Salmon Opening
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 Expires 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 Expires 07/15/22 Northern Kenai Sport Fishing For King Salmon Closed In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
06/08/22 Expired 06/24/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Personal Use Gillnet Fishery Daily Fishing Hours Reduced Restriction
06/06/22 Expires 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 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Sport Fishery Is Closed Closure
06/02/22 Expired 06/08/22 Northern Kenai Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On The Lower Kenai Peninsula
05/30/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
05/23/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai East Cook Inlet Sport And Personal Use Razor Clam Fisheries Will Remain Closed For 2022
05/19/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Ninilchik River & Deep Creek Saltwater Conservation Zone Dates Correction
05/02/22 Expired 05/11/22 Northern Kenai Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Salmon Celebration Scheduled For May 11
04/25/22 Expires 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 Northern Kenai New Regulations For Southcentral Shellfish Fisheries In 2022
04/06/22 Expired 04/27/22 Northern Kenai 2022 Kenai Peninsula Streambank Rehabilitation Workshop
03/22/22 Statewide Hatchery Visitor Centers To Reopen
01/27/22 Expires 12/31/22 Northern Kenai 2022 Kenai And Kasilof Rivers King Salmon Sport Fisheries Preseason Summary
01/26/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Salt Waters Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 07/31/22 Northern Kenai Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Fishery Starting At Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/26/22 Expires 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 Expires 06/30/22 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish And Single-Hook Only Restriction
12/27/21 Expires 12/31/22 Northern 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 Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Bag And Possession Limit Established In Stormy Lake For 2022 Liberalization
12/01/21 Statewide 2022 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Open For Public Comment