Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Southcentral


Date Area Summary Action
12/01/20 Statewide 2021 Statewide Sport Fish Stocking Plan Open For Public Comment
02/16/21 Expired 02/18/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Kodiak Winter King Salmon Fishing
02/22/21 Expired 02/24/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: What’S Going On With East Cook Inlet Razor Clams
03/01/21 Expired 03/03/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Kachemak Bay Winter King Salmon Fishing
03/04/21 Statewide Invasive Zebra Mussels Hitchhike To AK On Aquarium Moss Balls
03/08/21 Expired 03/10/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Pike Fishing 101
04/06/21 Expired 04/16/21 Statewide Public Notice- Proposed Change To The Statewide Stocking Plan Public Comment Period To Open
04/12/21 Expired 04/14/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Fishing For Sheefish In The Yukon River
04/15/21 Expired 04/28/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Fishing For Hooligan
04/15/21 Expired 05/12/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Get Your Fishing License And Permits
05/28/21 Expired 06/02/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Beach Fishing For Halibut On Alaska’S Kenai Peninsula
06/29/21 Statewide Ship Creek Fisheries Center To Re-Open On A Limited Schedule; Tanana Valley Fisheries Center To Remain Closed
07/14/21 Statewide Rod Loaner Program Will Be Reinstated At Select ADF&G Offices
07/15/21 Expires 12/31/21 Statewide Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery Tour Video To Premiere Online
08/16/21 Expired 08/17/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Find Your Water
09/02/21 Statewide Photo Entries Sought For 2022 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Photo Contest
09/27/21 Statewide Ship Creek Fisheries Center Will Close To The Public
10/20/21 Statewide Alaska Department Of Fish And Game Will Begin Mailing Annual Sport Fishing Survey
10/27/21 Expired 10/28/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Fishing Doesn’T Have To Be Scary
11/22/21 Statewide Online Fishing Forum: Ice Fishing Gear, Tips And Tactics
12/24/20 Expires 12/31/21 Southern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming In 2021 Closure
12/24/20 Expires 12/31/21 Southern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming In 2021 Closure
02/01/21 Expired 07/15/21 Southern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Salt Waters Restriction
02/01/21 Expired 06/23/21 Southern Kenai Gear Restrictions For The Anchor River And Deep Creek Restriction
02/01/21 Expired 06/14/21 Southern Kenai Anglers May Only Retain Hatchery King Salmon In The Ninilchik River Restriction
06/03/21 Expired 07/15/21 Southern Kenai Anchor River And Deep Creek Closed To Sport Fishing Closure
06/03/21 Expired 07/15/21 Southern Kenai King Salmon Restrictions In The Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
06/08/21 Expired 10/31/21 Southern Kenai Ninilchik River Bag Limit Increased And Removal Of Annual Limit For Hatchery King Salmon Liberalization
06/16/21 Expired 09/30/21 Southern Kenai Proposals Sought For The 2022 Kenai Peninsula Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share
06/23/21 Expired 06/27/21 Southern Kenai Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Open To Snagging June 25-27 Liberalization
07/19/21 Expired 07/31/21 Southern Kenai King Salmon Sport Fishing Closure In Cook Inlet Saltwaters Closure
08/04/21 Expired 08/15/21 Southern Kenai China Poot Personal Use Sockeye Salmon Fishery Extended Liberalization
09/07/21 Expires 03/15/22 Southern Kenai Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Sport And Subsistence Tanner Crab Annual Limit And Season
08/05/21 Expired 08/15/21 Southcentral Online Harvest Reporting Required For Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon Permit
03/08/21 Expired 09/15/21 Prince William Sound Pots Reduced In The Prince William Sound Sport And Subsistence Shrimp Fishery Restriction
07/14/21 Expires 12/31/21 Prince William Sound Coghill River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
10/07/21 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai New Angler Access To Barbara Lake
12/20/20 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai Retention Of Arctic Char/Dolly Varden Prohibited From Stormy Lake In 2021 Restriction
12/20/20 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai Retention Of All Species Of Fish Prohibited From East And West Mackey, Sevena, Union, And Derks Lakes Restriction
12/24/20 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Sport Clamming In 2021 Closure
12/24/20 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai East Cook Inlet Beaches Remain Closed To Personal Use Clamming In 2021 Closure
01/25/21 Northern Kenai 2021 Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Season Starts Under General Regulation
06/01/21 Expired 08/15/21 Northern Kenai Online Participation And Harvest Reporting Required For Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon
06/14/21 Expired 06/30/21 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Hatchery Fish Only Restriction
06/14/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
06/15/21 Expired 06/24/21 Northern Kenai 2021 Kasilof Personal Use Set Net Hours Restricted
06/16/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Starting July With No Bait Restriction
06/16/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Late-Run King Salmon Starting July With No Bait And Single-Hook Artificial Lure Restriction
06/16/21 Expired 09/30/21 Northern Kenai Proposals Sought For The 2022 Kenai Peninsula Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share
06/22/21 Expired 07/14/21 Northern Kenai Russian River Sanctuary Opens Early For Sport Fishing Opening
06/29/21 Expired 07/14/21 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/02/21 Expired 08/07/21 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Dipnetting Area Expanded Liberalization
07/02/21 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/07/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kenai River Personal Use Dip Net Fishery Opens July 10 With No Retention Of King Salmon Restriction
07/12/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kasilof River King Salmon Limited To Catch-And-Release Restriction
07/12/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kenai River King Salmon Fishing Restricted To Catch-And-Release Only Restriction
07/15/21 Expired 07/26/21 Northern Kenai ADF&G Proposes Adding New Lake To Stocking Plan
07/19/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kenai River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/19/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai Kasilof River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/21/21 Expired 07/31/21 Northern Kenai REMINDER: No Retention Of King Salmon In The Kenai River Personal Use Dipnet Fishery
07/29/21 Expired 08/15/21 Northern Kenai Unbaited, Single-Hook, Artificial Lures Only In The Kenai River Restriction
08/03/21 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Bag Limits Increased Liberalization
08/09/21 Expired 08/20/21 Northern Kenai Russian River & Upper Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
08/16/21 Expired 09/06/21 Northern Kenai Upper Kenai River And Russian River Sanctuary Area Sockeye Salmon Season Extended Through September 6 Liberalization
08/26/21 Expires 12/31/21 Northern Kenai One New Stocked Lake To Open To Fishing On The Northern Kenai Peninsula
06/15/21 Expired 07/31/21 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Resurrection Bay Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
09/07/21 Expires 03/15/22 North Gulf Coast \ Res. Bay Cook Inlet And North Gulf Coast Sport And Subsistence Tanner Crab Annual Limit And Season
12/20/20 Expires 12/31/21 Mat-Su Five New Stocked Lakes To Open To Fishing In The Matanuska-Susitna Valley Opening
01/22/21 Expired 07/13/21 Mat-Su Little Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
01/22/21 Expired 07/13/21 Mat-Su Susitna River King Salmon Restricted To Catch-And-Release Restriction
02/23/21 Expired 07/13/21 Mat-Su Correction: All Waters Of The Susitna River Drainage Normally Open To King Salmon Fishing Restricted To Catch-And-Release Only Restriction
06/01/21 Expired 08/15/21 Mat-Su Online Participation And Harvest Reporting Required For Upper Cook Inlet Personal Use Salmon
06/16/21 Expired 07/13/21 Mat-Su Deshka River Open To King Salmon Harvest Liberalization
06/17/21 Expired 06/19/21 Mat-Su Eklutna And Ship Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On Saturday, June 19
06/18/21 Expired 09/30/21 Mat-Su Proposals Sought For The 2022 Mat-Su Valley Habitat Rehabilitation & Protection Cost-Share Program
07/02/21 Expired 07/13/21 Mat-Su Little Susitna River Open To Limited King Salmon Harvest Liberalization
07/07/21 Expired 07/31/21 Mat-Su Anderson Creek (Lower Susitna River) Closed To Dipnetting Closure
07/21/21 Expired 07/31/21 Mat-Su Fish Creek Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Opens 6 A.M. July 24 Opening
08/02/21 Expires 12/31/21 Mat-Su Larson Creek Closed To Sport Fishing For All Salmon Species Closure
08/03/21 Expired 08/08/21 Mat-Su Fish Creek Youth-Only Fishery Opens Saturday And Sunday, August 7-8
08/12/21 Expires 12/31/21 Mat-Su Larson Creek Reopens To Sport Fishing For Salmon Opening
08/19/21 Expired 08/21/21 Mat-Su Eklutna Tailrace Youth-Only Coho Salmon Fishery On August 21
09/23/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Pasagshak River Coho Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
02/08/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Eastern Afognak And Kodiak Islands Rockfish Limits Reduced For Nonresidents Restriction
02/08/21 Expired 07/25/21 Kodiak Ayakulik River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
02/08/21 Expired 07/25/21 Kodiak Karluk River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
02/10/21 Expired 03/01/21 Kodiak Sunken Acoustic Receiver Moorings In Kalsin Bay
03/11/21 Expired 06/01/21 Kodiak Sunken Acoustic Receiver Moorings In Kalsin Bay
06/11/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Buskin River Closed To Sockeye Salmon Fishing Closure
06/22/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Ayakulik River Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
06/22/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Upper Station Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
07/12/21 Expired 08/09/21 Kodiak Chignik River Closed To King Salmon Fishing Closure
07/22/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Saltery Cove Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
09/13/21 Expires 12/31/21 Kodiak Buskin River Coho Salmon Bag Limit Increased Liberalization
06/24/21 Expired 07/31/21 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage King Salmon Limits Reduced Restriction
06/29/21 Expires 12/31/21 Bristol Bay Nushagak-Mulchatna Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/06/21 Expires 12/31/21 Bristol Bay Wood River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/06/21 Expires 12/31/21 Bristol Bay Alagnak River Drainage Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
07/12/21 Expires 12/31/21 Bristol Bay Naknek River Sockeye Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization
06/17/21 Expired 06/19/21 Anchorage Eklutna And Ship Creek Youth-Only King Salmon Fisheries On Saturday, June 19
07/12/21 Expired 07/31/21 Anchorage Ship Creek King Salmon Season Extended And Limits Increased Liberalization
08/17/21 Expires 12/31/21 Anchorage Ship Creek Coho Salmon Limits Increased Liberalization