(Released: September 13, 2019 - Expired: October 15, 2019)

Division of Sport Fish
Dave Rutz, Director
Anchorage Headquarters Office
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Doug Vincent-Lang, Commissioner
P.O. Box 115526
Juneau, AK 99811-5526

Contact: Jay Baumer, Area Management Biologist
(907) 267-2265

Prince William Sound Sport and Subsistence Shrimp Closes September 15

(Anchorage) - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) would like to remind anglers that by regulation, the 2019 Prince William Sound sport and subsistence shrimp season closes at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, September 15, 2019.

All Prince William Sound shrimp permit harvest and fishing effort must be reported no later than October 15, 2019. Reporting is mandatory whether an angler used the permit or not. The prompt return of all permits is necessary to manage this popular fishery. Online harvest reporting is preferred. However, shrimp permits can be put in an envelope and mailed, or personally delivered to the ADF&G Anchorage office, if permit holders are unable to enter harvest data online.

For additional information about the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery, please contact Area Management Biologist Jay Baumer in Anchorage at (907) 267-2265 or Assistant Area Management Biologist Brittany Blain-Roth at (907) 267-2186.