Alaskans are encouraged to recreate as close to home as possible, including fishing, hunting, and hiking. Click here to see precautions for anglers, community-specific recommendations, and other important information.
Sport fish guides and guide businesses must comply with all issued Health Mandates to operate in Alaska at this time. Operational plan templates, financial resources, and other information specific to sportfishing guide businesses can be found here.
Keeping each other safe and minimizing the spread of the COVID-19 is a main priority. Check here for the latest Health Mandates from government officials, and for important information on how you can slow the spread and help flatten the curve.
Responses to COVID-19 may vary across the state, and it’s important that the restrictions in place in every community are honored. Check here for the latest on recommended best practices for anglers, and for community-specific requests, recommendations, and mandates.
The Alaska Sport and Personal Use Fishing COVID-19 Response Group offers the following resources for anglers, guides, and fishing related businesses in Alaska. Learn more about the Alaska Sport and Personal Use Fishing COVID-19 Response Group here.
The Alaska Sport and Personal Use Fishing COVID-19 Response Group is an ad-hoc group of leaders from across Alaska’s various sportfishing sectors, and was established to identify and recommend best practices, and consult with the State of Alaska, to maintain sport, guided sport, and personal use fishing opportunities, and associated travel, consistent with public health mandates during the COVID-19 crisis.
Information presented here was developed in consultation with the Response Group.
Guidance, plans, and protocols presented here are not intended as a legal standard of care or industry standard. This information is offered to assist participants in sport and personal use fishery related activities and businesses in complying with Health Mandates issued by the State of Alaska. This document does not carry legal or regulatory authority.