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Category Archives: Fishing Rules

Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limit Reduced

The sockeye salmon bag and possession limit will be reduced to one fish upstream of the Kenai River sonar counter located at river mile 19, effective 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, August 6. The Kenai River sonar counter is located approximately two river miles below the Sterling Highway Bridge crossing of the…


Pullen Creek Upstream of Broodstock Weir Open to King Salmon Fishing

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, August 2, 2008, Pullen Creek, upstream of Department of Fish and Game markers at Pullen Pond, in Skagway, is open to sport fishing for king salmon. In this area, the bag and possession limit for all…


Commercial Greenlings Fishery Season Set to Close Aug. 18, 2008

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has announced that the commercial fishery for greenlings (genus Hexagrammos) will close Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at 12:01 a.m. Based on recent landing receipts and dockside tabulation efforts, DFG expects that by Aug. 18, the annual commercial allocation of 3,400 pounds of greenling…


Minnesota DNR To Hold Public Meeting On Proposed Fishing Regulations For Two Cass County Lakes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a public meeting to solicit comments on a proposal to implement special fishing regulations on Inguadona and Rice lakes in northern Cass County. The DNR proposes to implement the following regulations on both lakes: a possession limit of five sunfish a…


Chinook Seasons Get Under Way Aug. 1 With New Options for Columbia River Anglers

OLYMPIA – Columbia River anglers will be able to catch chinook salmon throughout August during this year’s “Buoy 10” fishery, but will be required to release any chinook they intercept upriver to Bonneville Dam until Sept. 1. Also, for the first time, mark-selective fishing rules will be in effect for…


Amendment to the 2008 Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishery Schedule

The Chitina Subdistrict will be open from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday July 30 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday August 3. There will be no supplemental harvest during this fishing period. This announcement does not change the eighth opening of the Chitina Subdistrict, which will remain at 12:01 a.m. July 21 through 11:59…


Salmon Fishing Closed for the Season

Salmon fishing in Idaho closed for the year on Thursday, July 17. Jeff Thomasen had been fishing from the rocks at Sunbeam Dam since fishing opened on the last day of the first season in 30 years on the Upper Salmon River. He and his fishing buddy Mike Nelson hauled in…


Trout Regulations Modified at Fish & Boat Commission Summer Meeting

New Officers Selected, New Commissioner on Board  Harrisburg, PA, 7/16/08 – At its summer quarterly meeting yesterday, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) voted to allow anglers to fish in lakes and ponds approved as year-round trout waters without possessing a trout/salmon permit, as long as anglers are not…


Imnaha and Wallowa Rivers Open For Spring Chinook Fishing

ENTERPRISE, Ore—The Fourth of July weekend just got better for anglers fishing the Imnaha and Wallowa rivers in northeast Oregon.  Beginning Friday, July 4, both rivers will open to hatchery spring chinook fishing through Sunday, July 13. “It is nice to see our efforts pay off for the sport angler,”…


CA DFG Announces Closure of Central Valley Recreational Salmon Fishing

The 2008 recreational salmon fishing closures in the Central Valley go into effect Thursday, July 3, 2008 to protect Sacramento River fall Chinook (SRFC) salmon. No Chinook are allowed to be kept anywhere on the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers or any of their tributaries, including the American and Feather…