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Petersburg Fishing Report


October 5, 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 and will continue until October 1, 2017.

After 12:01 a.m. October 1, 2017 sport fishing will open to king salmon fishing in salt water with the following regulations:


● Bag and possession limit is two king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length.

● Residents may use two rods when fishing for king salmon from October 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018. Reside...

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