State limits sportfishing in Wrangell Narrows to protect hatchery kings

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has tightened the sport fishing limits for Wrangell Narrows and Blind Slough Terminal Harvest Area where hatchery kings return.

The new limits were put in place due to poor returns of king salmon in the area, and will be in effect Saturday, June 15, through July 31.

In the Wrangell Narrows, south of Matinsens’s dock and north and east of the northern tip of Woewodski Island at the southern entrance to the narrows, the new bag and possession limit for all anglers is one king salmon. Nonresident annual limits will now apply in this area as well, the departm...

 

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