2019 Sitka Alaska Fishing Regulations

Updated: Mar 3, 2020

Sitka, Alaska is home of the most productive fishing grounds for salmon, halibut, and cod in all of Alaska. Guests typically catch a variety of these species on every fishing day. Below is the list of the 2019 sport fishing regulations for Sitka, Alaska. Learn more about the best month to fish Sitka, Alaska.

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Chinook (King) Salmon 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

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Daily Limit: 1 King Salmon per person

Annual Limit: 3 King Salmon per person through June 30th, 1 King Salmon per person beginning July 1st

Size: 28 inches or longer

Peak Time: May and June

Coho (Silver) Salmon 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

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Daily Limit: 6 Silver Salmon per person

Annual Limit: None

Size: 16 inches or longer

Peak Time: July, August, & September

Halibut 2019 Regulations (Area 2C)

(Non-Residents)

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Daily Limit: 1 Halibut per person

Annual Limit: None

Size: Under 38 inches or Over 80 inches (~277 lbs)

Peak Time: May - September

Ling Cod 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

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Daily Limit: 1 Ling Cod per person

Annual Limit: 2 per person (one of which is 30-35 inches and other is > 55 inches)

Size: 30-35 inches or 55 inches and longer

Peak Time: May - September

Sablefish (Black Cod) 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

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Daily Limit: 4 Black Cod per person

Annual Limit: 8 per person

Size: None

Peak Time: May - September

Pelagic Rockfish 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

Species: Black, Dusky, Yellowtail, Widow, Blue, & Dark Rockfish

Daily Limit: 3 Pelagic Rockfish per person

Annual Limit: None

Size: None

Peak Time: May - September

Non-Pelagic Rockfish 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

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Species: Yelloweye, Quillback, Silvergray, Copper, Tiger, Shortraker & China Rockfish

*Daily Limit: 1 Non-Pelagic Rockfish per person

*Annual Limit: 1 Yelloweye Rockfish per person

Size: None

*Retention of non-pelagic rockfish is prohibited in all Southeast Outside waters from July 25th through August 31st, 2019

Shark 2019 Regulations

(Non-Residents)

Species: Salmon Shark, Blue Shark, Dog Shark

Daily Limit: 1 Shark per person

Annual Limit: 2 Sharks per person

Size: None

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