(Released: June 13, 2017 - Expired: December 31, 2017)
Division of Sport Fish
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Contact: Kelly Reppert, Ketchikan Area Management Biologist
Ketchikan Creek opens to sport fishing for all species, including king salmon, beginning Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. The bag and possession limit for king salmon in Ketchikan Creek is two king salmon of any size. King salmon harvested in Ketchikan Creek do not count towards the nonresident angler’s annual limit.
The bag and possession limit for salmon, other than king salmon, 16 inches or greater in length is two per day in combination, and two in possession. Fishing gear permitted in Ketchikan Creek is one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure only.
The Deer Mountain Hatchery will not be collecting brood stock from Ketchikan Creek this year. Therefore, there will be excess king salmon in Ketchikan Creek available for harvest.
For additional information, contact the ADF&G Division of Sport Fish Ketchikan office at (907) 225-2859.