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Lingcod sportfishing season starts Thursday

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game on Monday announced the lingcod sportfishing season for southern Southeast Alaska starts May 16 and lasts through November 30th.

According to Fish and Game, the bag limit for residents is one daily, two in possession, with no size limit.

Nonresidents can catch one daily, one in possession, and an annual limit of two fish.

There is a size limit for nonresidents of 30 inches or longer, but less than 45 inches; or 55 inches or longer. For the annual limit of two fish, one must be 30 to 45 inches long, and the other longer than 55 inches.

Nonresidents also must record all lingcod harvested on the back of their sportfishing license, or on a nontransferable harvest record.

For more information, contact the nearest ADF&G office or visit: www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=fishingSportFishingInfo.eonr

 

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