Nonresident King Salmon Closure Rescinded August 16

By on August 14, 2019

August 15, 2019 / The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today, that the nonresident king salmon closure will be rescinded on August 16. Nonresident anglers may again retain king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Ketchikan marine waters. These regulations will be effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

The regulations for non-residents are:

  • The nonresident bag and possession limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
  • From August 16 through December 31, 2019, the annual harvest limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length, and any king salmon harvested earlier in 2019 apply toward the one fish annual harvest limit;
  • Immediately upon retaining a king salmon a nonresident must enter the species, date and location, in ink, on the back of their sport fishing license or on a nontransferable harvest record.

Alaskan Resident –  King salmon regulations for Alaska residents remain unchanged. 

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