Investigation leads to 54 charges filed against halibut guides


Between 2019 and 2021, state and federal law enforcement conducted a lengthy investigation into Petersburg area sport fishing charter lodge Rocky Point Resort, according to charging documents filed with Alaska Trial Courts last month.

The investigation has resulted in four sport fishing guides being charged with over 50 counts related to halibut sport fishing violations.

Current halibut charter bag limits for Southeast Alaska allow guided charter vessel anglers to catch and retain one halibut per day.

Retained halibut must be less than or equal to 40 inches (approximately 29 pounds) or greater...

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