Ak Fishing News: Snagged Kings Legal at Blind Slough Near Petersburg
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From an ADFG News Release:
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced that anglers may retain king salmon hooked other than in the mouth in portions of Blind Slough, from June 29 through July 15. The open waters include those waters of Blind Slough downstream of a line between department markers located approximately 100 yards upstream from the end of the access trail to Blind River rapids. This area is part of the Wrangell Narrows-Blind Slough Terminal Harvest Area, and all other regulations will remain in effect. This includes the sport fishing bag and possession limits, currently four king salmon 28 inches or greater in length and four king salmon less than 28 inches in length, as well as other posted regulations such as allowable gear. King salmon caught by nonresident anglers in the terminal harvest area during this period will not count toward the nonresident annual limit.
Anyone needing further information concerning this announcement can contact the Division of Sport Fish, in Petersburg at (907) 772-5231.
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