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Petersburg Fishing Report

Coho Salmon Now is the time for coho salmon! Marine catch rates for coho salmon are typically at their peak around this time of year. Anglers can expect marine catch rates to gradually decline while...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon The entire Petersburg and Wrangell area is now open to marine king salmon fishing. King salmon bag limits were increased as of July 15th. The following regional king salmon regulations...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon Now is the time for king salmon! With the opening of much of our local waters on June 15, many anglers are enjoying time on the water targeting king salmon. The regional king salmon regulations have been updated as of June 15th,...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon As of June 15, fishing for king salmon is now open in the majority of our local waters. Due to reduced nonresident harvest in the sport fishery related to COVID-19, the Southeast Alaska...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Steelhead The spring steelhead fishing season is off to a strong start. Anglers report strong catch rates in the last week as more bright fish are moving into freshwater. Water levels have been good for fishing with consistent snow melt from our...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced this week the 2020 region wide sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and the modifications for the Petersburg/Wrangell Area....

 

Petersburg Sport Fishing Report

Coho Salmon Coho (silver) salmon catch rates have fallen in the marine fishery while opportunity for coho fishing is still present in freshwater. Typically, freshwater fishing for coho salmon peaks in the month of September and opportunity will...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Coho Salmon Coho salmon are regularly being intercepted in the marine sport fishery. Catch rates have continued to increase but have remained below the 5 year average. On average coho salmon marine catch rates begin to decline with the start of...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Coho Salmon Coho salmon are now regularly being intercepted in the marine sport fishery. Catch rates have continued to increase as we are entering the time period when our highest marine catch rates historically occur during mid-August. Anglers can...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon King salmon catch rates are slowing as the season winds down. Anglers may continue to intercept king salmon in marine waters although at reduced catch rates. As of August 1, the following king salmon regulations apply for all marine...

 

Petersburg fishing report

King Salmon King salmon is now open to harvest in all marine waters in the Petersburg and Wrangell area. The following regulations apply unless you are fishing in hatchery terminal areas where more liberal regulations apply. • The bag and...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon Anglers are finding success harvesting king salmon with the highest catch rates still being found in the Wrangell Narrows-Blind Slough terminal area. Anglers should be aware that...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Winter is fast approaching but that doesn’t mean you should hang up the fishing rod yet. This will be the last Petersburg/Wrangell fishing report for the 2017 season, fishing reports will resume in the spring of 2018. King Salmon Opportunity for...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon Due to conservation concerns, the retention of king salmon is prohibited in all Southeast Alaska salt waters, including the Petersburg/Wrangell area. This closure went into effect 12:01am, Thursday, August 10, 2017 and will continue...

 

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