Story last updated at 4/9/2014 - 3:52 pm
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced the 2014 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat. The regulations went into effect last week and will remain until 11:59 p.m. April 30, 2015.
Regulations are as follows:
Alaskan Resident: The resident bag and possession limit is three king salmon 28 inches or greater in length.
Nonresident: The nonresident bag and possession limit is one king salmon 28 inches or greater in length, except during May and June the bag and possession limit is two king salmon 28 inches or greater in length; the nonresidential annual limit is six king salmon 28 inches or greater in length.
From October 1 through March 31, 2015, sport anglers may use two rods when fishing for king salmon.
The Southeast Alaska king salmon sport fishery is managed under provisions of the Southeast Alaska King Salmon Management Plan.
For more information regarding sport fisheries in Southeast Alaska, contact the nearest ADF&G office or visit: http://adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fishingSportFishingInfo.eonr.