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Slope Rockfish species retention limited to one


January 7, 2021

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that opportunity for slope rockfish species will continue through January 31, 2022.

Resident and nonresident anglers:

• The daily bag and possession limit is one slope rockfish. No annual limit.

• When releasing any rockfish, anglers must use a deepwater release mechanism to return the fish to the depth it was hooked or to a depth of at least 100 feet.

• All vessels must have at least one functional deepwater release mechanism on board and readily available for use when saltwater sport fishing activities ar...

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