Bristol Bay Management Area
Fishing Information

2017 Bristol Bay Sport Fish Outlook (PDF)

The Naknek River flows into Bristol Bay, in southwest Alaska. Communities along the river include Naknek, South Naknek, and King Salmon. Over 30,000 visitors per year come through Naknek and King Salmon, headed for the great fishing as well as bear viewing at nearby Brooks River.

Check out our Sport Fishing Publications webpage for various publications.

The following links lead to regulation summaries of Alaska sport and personal use fishing regulations published by the Division of Sport Fish as a service to anglers. They are not intended to be a complete digest of all fishing regulations.

Regulations may be changed by the Alaska Board of Fisheries during its regular meetings, by emergency regulation, or by emergency order at any time. Any changes to the regulations are made available through the emergency order link below.

Bristol Bay Emergency Orders
Bristol Bay Regulations