Juneau king crab opener ends

Juneau’s first red king crab personal use fishery of the year closes today.


The king crab personal use fishery in area 11-A near Juneau, which began Feb. 1, will close at 11:59 p.m., according to a release from the state.

Area 11-A stretches from Point Arden and Point Bishop in the south to just past the northwestern tip of Lincoln Island in Central Lynn Canal.

For more information about Juneau’s king crab fishery, visit www.bit.ly/yT3fzO

A permit is required for Juneau’s red king crab personal use fishery.

Find contacts for information about permitting and regulations at the Juneau area by visiting www.bit.ly/zLMmhu.


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