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
www.adfg.alaska.gov


Advisory Announcement
(Released: May 03, 2021 - Expires: November 30, 2021)

CONTACT: Patrick Fowler
Petersburg/Wrangell Area Management Biologist
(907) 772-5231

Southeast Alaska 2021 Lingcod Sport Fishing Regulations For The Northern Southeast Inside And Southern Southeast Areas

(Petersburg) - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that the lingcod sport fishing seasons, bag and possession limits, annual limits, and size limits have been established for the Northern Southeast Inside and Southern Southeast Areas (see attached map). In these areas the following regulations apply Sunday, May 16 through Tuesday, November 30, 2021:

Northern Southeast Inside Area

  • Limits:
    • Residents – 1 daily, 2 in possession, no size limit.
    • Nonresidents – 1 daily, 1 in possession, size limit: 30 to 35 inches in length, or 55 inches or greater in length. Annual limit of 2 fish, one of which is 30 to 35 inches in length, one of which is 55 inches or greater in length.

Southern Southeast Area

  • Limits:
    • Residents – 1 daily, 2 in possession, no size limit.
    • Nonresidents – 1 daily, 1 in possession, size limit: 30 to 45 inches in length, or 55 inches or greater in length. Annual limit of 2 fish, one of which is 30 to 45 inches in length, one of which is 55 inches or greater in length.

Northern Southeast Inside and Southern Southeast Areas

  • Nonresident anglers shall immediately record the date and location (body of water fished), of all lingcod harvested either on their sport fishing license or on their nontransferable harvest record.
  • Charter operators and crew members may not retain lingcod while clients are on board the vessel.

These regulations are also outlined on page 11 within the Southeast Alaska 2021 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary; except that regulations for the Northern Southeast Outside Area have been changed (see attached map). The Southeast Alaska 2021 Sport Fishing Regulation Summaries are available at all local ADF&G Sport Fish Division offices, at most sport fishing license vendors or online at:
https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/regulations/fishregulations/PDFs/southeast/2021se_sfregs_complete.pdf

These regulations are designed to ensure that the sport harvest of lingcod stays within fishery allocations established by the Alaska Board of Fisheries.

For further information, contact the nearest ADF&G office or visit:
www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fishingSportFishingInfo.eonr

Southeast Alaska 2021 Lingcod Sport Fishing Regulations For The Northern Southeast Inside And Southern Southeast Areas

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