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Fishing Alaska

EZFishing brings you Alaska's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Alaska Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Alaska.

Alaska Fishing Regulations

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Alaska Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Alaska Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Alaska's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Alaska Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Alaska.

  • Dismal Kenai king salmon return prompts commercial, sport fishing closures
  • Sport fishing for late-run Kenai king salmon is being shut down in the river, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the consequences will ripple out into Cook Inlet to force closure of some commercial fisheries as well. At one minute ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/25/2014 3:17:43 AM
  • Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season
  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river. The closure, effective Saturday, triggers a closure of commercial setnet fishing on
  • m.peninsulaclarion.com
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  • 7/25/2014 12:25:55 AM
  • Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season
  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river. The closure, effective Saturday, triggers a closure of commercial setnet fishing on
  • Peninsula Clarion
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  • 7/24/2014 11:50:08 PM
  • Troopers: 6 boats seized for fishing outside permitted area in Southwest
  • Six fishing vessels were seized this month after their operators were discovered drifting gillnets one to two nautical miles outside an open fishing area in Kulukak Bay in Southwest Alaska, state troopers say. The operators and permit holders aboard the ..
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/24/2014 3:11:45 AM
  • Kuskokwim fish wars heat up again as silvers enter the river
  • But the Alaska Department of Fish and Game allowed three commercial openers -- on July 14, then again Friday and Monday -- from Bethel to the river’s mouth. “Upriver residents are steaming mad and feel that no one cares about the fact that they need ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/23/2014 1:35:42 PM
  • Southeast fishing lodge employees accused of threatening guests with gun
  • Two employees at a fishing lodge in southeast Alaska are facing criminal charges for allegedly brandishing a firearm at two of the lodge’s guests and threatening to kill them. A Juneau grand jury indicted Michael G. York, 26, and Devon G. Fernandez ...
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 7/22/2014 9:50:49 PM
  • Fish with elevated mercury found in remote US West including Alaska
  • FRESNO, CALIF. -- Federal scientists have found elevated amounts of mercury in fish caught in remote areas of national parks in Alaska and the West, according to a study released Wednesday. Researchers for the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/21/2014 11:53:41 PM
  • Laine Welch: All eyes on sockeye prices
  • The Bristol Bay catch topped 28 million reds by Friday, 11 million more than projected, and the fish were still coming. (Alaska’s total sockeye salmon catch as of July 18 was more than 37 million and counting.) Demand for the fish is strong among both ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/21/2014 1:45:14 PM
  • At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition
  • Like elsewhere in Alaska, the number of kings returning to the river has dropped dramatically in recent years. The managers were trying to protect future runs and many villagers backed the conservation measures. Still, villagers depend on the fish and were
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/20/2014 3:45:08 AM
  • COMMERCIAL FISHING
  • In this July 17, 2014 photo, Karl Kircher and Steven Bishop pitch setnet caught fish from a skiff near the mouth of the Kasilof River during an overnight fishing period in Kasilof, Alaska. (AP Photo/Peninsula Clarion, Rashah McChesney)
  • News Miner
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  • 7/19/2014 9:44:14 AM
  • Yukon River chum season opens for subsistance, some commercial fishing
  • The fall chum salmon season opened this week on the lower sections of Alaska’s longest river for subsistence and some commercial fishermen. The fall chum run is predicted to exceed 850,000 fish, according to a news release from the Alaska Department of ...
  • News Miner
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  • 7/19/2014 12:11:34 AM
  • Fish wars obscure need to manage for max economic yield
  • KENAI RIVER — On the very day Arni Thomson, a spokesman for commercial fishing interests in Cook Inlet, complained in Alaska Dispatch News that the salmon resource is being used “as a platform for division,’’ the F/V Peregrine was cutting in close ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/18/2014 11:57:15 PM
  • Bridge fishing raises concerns in Ketchikan
  • KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Ketchikan city leaders have been asked to come up with ideas to address concerns with fishing from the Stedman Street Bridge. Residents who testified before the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday generally agreed that fishing should ...
  • News Miner
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  • 7/18/2014 12:30:03 PM
  • Administering salmon coup de grace -- club them, or bleed them out?
  • I was taught that using a fish whacker, club or bonker is the most effective way to subdue an Alaska salmon. But earlier in the day, when my brother-in-law — who works in the fish processing business and knows a thing or two about the care and handling ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/17/2014 1:32:41 AM
  • Fish hatchery open for the summer
  • FAIRBANKS — The Tanana Valley Fisheries Center at the Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery is open for the summer. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will keep the Fisheries Center open through Aug. 31. Hours are Wednesday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to ...
  • News Miner
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  • 7/16/2014 8:00:25 AM
  • Attacks on Alaska’s fish and game habitat erode democracy
  • A Supreme Court justice once famously wrote he could not define pornography but he knew it when he saw it. The same can be said about the steady erosion of democracy in Alaska. In a recent opinion piece, the director of ADFG’s Habitat Division – Randy ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/16/2014 1:12:23 AM
  • Sport fish report for the week of July 7
  • Please consult the 2014 Southeast Alaska Sport Fishing Regulation Summary Book to identify pelagic and non-pelagic rockfish and for daily bag a nd possession limits. Marine boat anglers returning to area ports are reminded to not fillet, mutilate ...
  • m.juneauempire.com
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  • 7/11/2014 1:57:06 PM
  • Sport fish report for the week of July 7
  • Please consult the 2014 Southeast Alaska Sport Fishing Regulation Summary Book to identify pelagic and non-pelagic rockfish and for daily bag a nd possession limits. Marine boat anglers returning to area ports are reminded to not fillet, mutilate ...
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 7/11/2014 7:16:14 AM
  • Landing sizable halibut fishing Cook Inlet from a 12-foot kayak
  • The 57-pound halibut Rudy Tsukada caught last month in the Cook Inlet was no small feat. Sure, it wasn’t a barn door by Alaska halibut standards, but then Tsukada isn’t your standard Alaska fisherman, either. The 48-year-old from Anchorage caught the ...
  • Anchorage Daily News
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  • 7/10/2014 1:33:49 AM
  • Legion Twins split opening day Big Fish tourney
  • It took two years and a trip all the way back to Alaska, but Columbia, Tennessee, Post 19 got its revenge Tuesday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. In 2012, the American Legion Twins beat Columbia 2-0 on the opening day of the Bill Miller Big Fish .
  • m.peninsulaclarion.com
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  • 7/9/2014 8:30:11 AM
  • Legion Twins split opening day Big Fish tourney
  • It took two years and a trip all the way back to Alaska, but Columbia, Tennessee, Post 19 got its revenge Tuesday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. In 2012, the American Legion Twins beat Columbia 2-0 on the opening day of the Bill Miller Big Fish .
  • Peninsula Clarion
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  • 7/9/2014 7:54:24 AM

Alaska Guides/Outfitters

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Alaska Fishing Clubs

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Alaska Weather

Edna Bay, AK (99901 )

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