By Garland Kennedy
Sitka Sentinel 

State grants limited opening for kings; nine per troller

 

September 7, 2023



The Southeast king salmon troll fishery opened Friday, Sept. 1, for the third time this summer, though relatively few fish remain in this year’s

allocation, the Department of Fish and Game announced.

With only about 3,200 kings remaining in the season quota, Fish and Game said the 10-day opening will be a rare “limited harvest fishery,” with each permit holder allowed to take only nine chinook.

As a limited fishery, it comes with a few additional rules as well. Fish kept for personal use will count toward the commercial harvest limit, and kings taken during this opening must be separated from...



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