NACO

National Association of Charterboat Operators

Cook Inlet Closure

Effective 12:01 AM Firday June 15, 2012 Expiration Date 11:59 PM Saturday June 30, 2012

EXPLANATION

This emergency order prohibits sport fishing within one mile of shore in the salt waters of Cook Inlet south of the latitude of the mouth of the Ninilchik River to the latitude of Bluff Point beginning 12:01a.m., Friday, June 15, 2012, through 11:59 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012.

REGULATION

The provisions of 5 AAC 58.022. Waters; seasons; bag, possession, and size limits; and special provisions for Cook Inlet – Resurrection Bay Saltwater Area. (b)(1) and (b)(1)(A) are superseded by this emergency order. Under this emergency order, the following provisions are effective, beginning 12:01 a.m., Friday, June 15, 2012, through 11:59 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012:

5 AAC 58.022. Waters; seasons; bag, possession, and size limits; and special provisions for Cook Inlet – Resurrection Bay Saltwater Area. 

(b)(1) in the salt waters south of the latitude of the mouth of the Ninilchik River (60° 03.99' N. lat.) to the latitude of Bluff Point (59° 40.00’ N. lat.), and within one mile of shore: 

(A) sport fishing is prohibited; 

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