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Blind Slough closes to sport fishing and king salmon bag limits decrease


The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced July 11, a closure to sport fishing in Blind Slough to ensure adequate brood stock collection at the Crystal Lake Hatchery (CLH) necessary for future releases of king salmon in the Petersburg area. The closure includes all waters of Blind Slough upstream of a line between Blind Point and Anchor Point, from Friday July 13 through Sunday August 5th, 2012.

The king salmon regulations for the marine waters of the Wrangell Narrows Terminal Harvest Area (THA), will be the same as those in effect for the Southeast region. Th...

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