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Sport fishing closed in Blind Slough


The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish is closing sport fishing in Blind Slough due to broodstock concerns at the Crystal Lake Hatchery. Fishing is prohibited in all waters of Blind Slough upstream of a line between Blind Point and Anchor Point from August 1 - August 31.

Monitoring of king salmon returning to Crystal Lake Hatchery indicates that the hatchery broodstock goal for king salmon will not be met. The broodstock goal is 500 female and 500 male king salmon. On July 27, an aerial survey observed approximately 150 live king salmon and between 200 and 300 dead k...

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