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National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Regional Office

Recreational Fishing in Alaska

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Alaska's 40,544 miles of coastline represents 40% of the US total and provides endless recreational fishing opportunities in both fresh and marine waters.

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The State of Alaska, Department of Fish and Game manages most of Alaska's recreational fisheries (out to 200 nautical miles) and has adopted some regulations that affect recreational fishing for halibut. NOAA Fisheries manages Pacific halibut recreational fisheries in Alaska.

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State of Alaska Recreational Fisheries Management


NOAA Fisheries Recreational Fisheries Program


Recreational Halibut Management in Alaska


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Contact Information

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Alaska Recreational Fishing Coordinators

Alaska Regional Office
Julie Scheurer
PH: (907) 586-7111
Email: julie.scheurer@noaa.gov

Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Chris Lunsford
PH: (907) 789-6008
Email: chris.lunsford@noaa.gov


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