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SE Alaska non-pelagic rockfish sport fishing regulations announced for 2016


The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the non-pelagic rockfish bag, possession, and the retention rules for the sport fishery during 2016 in the Southeast Outside Waters and Southeast Inside Waters. Nonresident angler annual limits of yellow-eye rockfish have also been established for the 2016 season. The following regulations are effective 12:01 a.m. March 2, 2016:

All Southeast Waters: All non-pelagic rockfish caught must be retained until the bag limit is reached. Persons sport fishing from a charter vessel when releasing non-pelagic rockfish, (i.e. after an angler reaches the...

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