King salmon harvest limit in the Narrows reduced to one per day

Hatchery operators plan beach seine operation to help secure this year's broodstock

Fish and Game issued an emergency order last week reducing the harvest opportunity for king salmon in the Wrangell Narrows terminal harvest area.

Effective June 15, the possession limit has changed from four king salmon per day - two 28 inches or longer and two less than 28 inches in length - to one king salmon of any size per day.

And nonresident annual limits will now apply in this area.

Blind Slough freshwater king salmon fishing remains closed for the summer; as does commercial harvest of kings in the Narrows.

Jeff Rice, the Petersburg/Wrangell Area Management Biologist for ADF&G, explaine...

 

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