Chinook (King) Salmon 2018 Regulations:
Daily Bag Limit: One king salmon greater than 28 inches
Annual harvest limits:
- April 5 through June 30, the annual limit is three king salmon 28 inches or greater in length;
- From July 1 through December 31, the annual limit is one king salmon, 28 inches or greater in length, and king salmon harvested from January 1 through June 30 will apply toward the one fish annual limit:
The Basis for 2018 Chinook Salmon Conservation Measures in Southeast Alaska:
Basis for 2018 Chinook Salmon Conservation Measures in SEAK pdf
Timing: May 1 – September 10. The peak of the run will mid-May through mid-August.
Size: Average size 16-25 pounds. 40 pounds earns bragging rights. 50 pounds considered trophy.