Guest arrive at Togiak Lodge and the King Salmon fishing season kicks off for the summer of 2015.
King salmon fishing continues until the end of July when we then get prepared for the Silver season.
Alaska State Regulation Information for 2015
GENERAL REGULATIONS Inclusive waters: All fresh waters draining into Bristol Bay between Cape Menshikof and Cape Newenham, and all salt waters east of a line from Cape Newenham to Cape Menshikof. The Fishing Season for all species is open year-round unless otherwise noted below. KING SALMON • Season: May 1-July 31. • 20 inches or longer— Annual limit of 5 king salmon 20 inches or longer in Bristol Bay salt and fresh waters. Of these 5 total king salmon, no more than 4 may be harvested from the Nushagak/Mulchatna river drainage, and no more than 2 may be harvested from the Wood River drainage. Harvest record required. See page 6 for recording instructions. • Fresh waters: • King salmon removed from the water must be retained: Any king salmon removed from freshwater drainages of Bristol Bay from Cape Menshikof to Cape Newenham MUST BE RETAINED and becomes part of the bag limit of the person originally hooking it. A person who intends to release a king salmon may not remove it from the water before releasing it. • 20 inches or longer—3 per day, 3 in possession, only 1 of which may be 28 inches or longer. • Less than 20 inches—10 per day, 10 in possession. • Salt waters: • 3 per day, 3 in possession, only 2 of which may be 28 inches or longer. OTHER SALMON • 5 per day, 5 in possession. ARCTIC CHAR AND DOLLY VARDEN • Season: June 8-October 31. • 3 per day, 3 in possession. • Season: November 1-June 7. • 10 per day, 10 in possession. RAINBOW TROUT • Season: June 8-October 31. • 2 per day, 2 in possession, only 1 of which may be 20 inches or longer. • Season: November 1-June 7. • 5 per day, 5 in possession, only 1 of which may be 20 inches or longer.