PDF: ADF&G – 2017 AK PEN/Chignik Area State-Waters Pacific Cod Opening Dates
The South Alaska Peninsula Area state-waters Pacific cod pot gear season will open at noon March 7, 2017 unless delayed by weather. If the National Weather Service marine forecast for Area 155 issued at 4:00 a.m. on March 7, 2017 contains gale warnings for that day or the following day, the season opening will be delayed 24 hours. Weather delays may continue on a rolling 24-hour basis for seven days, after which the season will open regardless of the weather forecast.
The 2017 Chignik Area state-waters Pacific cod pot gear season will open seven days after the CGOA closure, at noon March 2, 2017. The 2017 Chignik Area state-waters Pacific cod jig gear season will open 12:01 a.m. March 15, 2017.
The Kodiak, Chignik, and South Alaska Peninsula 2017 state-waters Pacific cod guideline harvest levels (GHLs – pounds) are as follows:
South Alaska Peninsula