Aaron Selbig, KBBI – Homer
Anglers who hoped to get a piece of the king salmon action on the Anchor River this weekend were dealt a blow Thursday with an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game that the river will be restricted to catch-and-release *only* as of midnight Friday.
According to the emergency order, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Anchor River fishermen cannot possess, retain or remove from the water any king salmon. Sarzi says Fish and Game stopped short of an outright closure of the Anchor River.
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