King action has remained brisk over the past week with limits the rule most days. We’ve found them in our usual haunts around Kruzof Island north and south. The only exception was the Point Amelia area which totally lit up on Sunday only to have a bit of a hiccup on Monday. It all rebounded by Tuesday and Wednesday with our boats finished with kings by 8 or 9 in the morning. Offshore the halibut action remains very steady and quite fast. Black cod and pacific cod continue to mix in nicely with the halibut in our deep-water locations. T
Revised 2022 Regional King Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations for the Sitka Area
(Sitka) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing a revision of the 2022 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat. These regulations will be effective from 12:01 a.m. Friday July 1, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2023. The regulations are:
- The nonresident bag and possession limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
- From January 1 through June 30, the nonresident annual harvest limit is three king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length;
- From July 1 through July 15, the nonresident annual harvest limit is two king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length; any king salmon harvested from January 1 through June 30 will apply towards the two fish annual harvest limit;
- From July 16 through December 31, the nonresident annual harvest limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length; any king salmon harvested from January 1 through July 15 will apply towards the one fish annual harvest limit;
- Immediately upon landing and retaining a king salmon a nonresident must enter the species, date, and harvest location on their sport fishing license or on a nontransferable harvest record.