Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Sport Fishing

Region 1-Southeast


(Released: May 22, 2018 - Expired: July 31, 2018)

Division of Sport Fish
Tom Brookover, Director
Anchorage Headquarters Office
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518


Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Sam Cotten, Commissioner
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, AK 99811-5526
www.adfg.alaska.gov


Contact: Patrick Fowler, Area Management Biologist
(907) 772-5231

Sport Fishing For King Salmon Opens In Hatchery Areas Near Petersburg And Wrangell

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today, sport fishing regulations for Alaska hatchery-produced king salmon in areas near Petersburg and Wrangell. The following regulations will be in effect beginning Friday, June 1 through Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Wrangell Narrows/Blind Slough Terminal Harvest Area

Described as that portion of Wrangell Narrows south of 56° 46' N. latitude (Martinsens’s dock) and north and east of the northern tip of Woewodski Island and includes the freshwaters of Blind Slough upstream of a line between Blind Point and Anchor Point (see attached map).

  • Bag and possession limit (residents and nonresidents) of 2 king salmon 28 inches or greater in length and 2 king salmon less than 28 inches in length.
  • King salmon caught by nonresidents in this area do not count toward the nonresident annual limit.

Anita Bay Terminal Harvest Area

Described as the waters of Anita Bay south and west of a line from Anita point to 56° 14.26' N. latitude, 132° 23.92' W. longitude.

  • Bag and possession limit (residents and nonresidents) of one king salmon 28 inches or greater in length.
  • Nonresident annual limits continue to apply in this area.

City Creek Release Site

Described as the marine waters adjacent to City Creek between markers posted on the Mitkof Island shore (56° 48.10' N. lat., 132° 53.78' W. long, and 56° 47.98' N. lat., 132° 53.23' W. long.) and seaward to a line approximately 250 yards offshore between points at 56° 48.20' N. lat., 132° 53.70' W. long. and 56° 48.09' N. lat., 132° 53.15' W. long. and includes the freshwaters of City Creek.

  • Bag and possession limit (residents and nonresidents) of one king salmon any size.
  • King salmon caught by nonresidents in this area do not count toward the nonresident annual limit.

For further information concerning this announcement please contact Petersburg/Wrangell Area Management Biologist, Patrick Fowler at (907) 772-5231.

Sport Fishing For King Salmon Opens In Hatchery Areas Near Petersburg And Wrangell

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