Emergency Orders and Press Releases
Sport Fishing

Region 2-Southcentral


(Released: September 14, 2020 - Expired: October 15, 2020)

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


Prince William Sound Sport and Subsistence Shrimp Harvest Reporting Reminder

(Anchorage) - The 2020 Prince William Sound sport and subsistence shrimp season closes by regulation at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) would like to remind anglers that all Prince William Sound shrimp permit harvest reports need to be completed no later than October 15, 2020. Reporting is mandatory whether a permit holder went shrimping or not. The prompt return of all permit harvest reports is necessary to manage this popular fishery. You must report your harvest online. If you need your permit number, you can look it up here.

For additional information about the PWS noncommercial shrimp pot fishery, please contact Area Management Biologist, Jay Baumer in Anchorage at (907) 267-2265. For additional information about the PWS subsistence and commercial shrimp pot fisheries, please contact Area Management Biologist, Jan Rumble in Homer at (907) 235-8191.

Prince William Sound Sport and Subsistence Shrimp Harvest Reporting Reminder

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