Prince William Sound Sport, Subsistence Shrimp Season Will Close On Sept. 15

Photo by Scott Haugen.


(Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) would like to remind anglers the 2018 Prince William Sound sport and subsistence shrimp season closes by regulation at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018.

All Prince William Sound shrimp permits must be returned no later than October 15, 2018. Reporting is mandatory whether an angler used the permit or not. The prompt return of all permits is necessary to manage this popular fishery. Online harvest reporting is preferred. However, shrimp permits can be folded and put in an envelope and mailed, or personally delivered to the ADF&G Anchorage office, if permit holders are unable to enter harvest data online.

If you have questions regarding the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery, please contact Jay Baumer at (907) 267-2265 or Brittany Blain at (907) 267-2186 in Anchorage. For additional information, please contact the Sport Fish Information Center at (907) 267-2218.