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Petersburg Fishing Report


September 21, 2017

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. All king salmon caught must be immediately released unharmed.

Coho Salmon

Coho salmon catch rates in the marine fishery remained high during the last week but anglers can expect to see declining catch rates in the marine fishery. Freshwater fishing for coho was slow to start the season but catch rates have been improving. For most systems in the area, opportunity for...

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