The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:
Macaulay Hatchery Area King Salmon Closure Rescinded July 11
(Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced that the Macaulay Hatchery king salmon closure will be rescinded July 11. The hatchery now has enough king salmon up the fish ladder to meet broodstock needs for 2023 and conservation measures are no longer needed.
Within the designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area the following regulations will be in effect beginning 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, July 11 through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, August 31, 2023:
- The daily bag and possession limit is four king salmon of any size;
- King salmon harvested by nonresidents in the designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area do not count toward their annual limit.
- Snagging continues to be prohibited within 150 feet of the Channel Wayside Fishing Dock.
For further information concerning this announcement please contact Juneau Area Management Biologist, Daniel Teske at (907) 465-8152 or visit our website.