Correction: Dates of Federal subsistence eulachon fishery closure in Federal waters of District 1

KETCHIKAN, Alaska – Ketchikan-Misty Fjords District Ranger Susan A. Howle, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is closing the Federal public waters that flow into District 1 to the taking of eulachon from 12:01 a.m. on February 24, 2018, until 11:59 p.m. on April 24, 2018, due to anticipated low eulachon returns. Any eulachon caught in this area must be immediately returned to the water unharmed. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) also closed the State eulachon fisheries in District 1 on February 24.

Last edited 01/25/2022
Contact Information

Paul Robbins Jr.
Public Affairs Officer
Tongass National Forest

This special action only corrects the end date of the Federal season closure.

For additional information, please contact Susan Howle at 907-228-4100, Jon Hyde at 907-228- 4137, or Jeff Reeves at 907-826-1649. Maps of District 1 are available at U.S. Forest Service offices. Maps and additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can be found on the web at

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