The state is also opening for fishwheels in state waters above Aniak, beginning 9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 19. The fishwheels are required to have a live box with no less than 45 cubic feet of water, and must be checked at least every 6 hours.
All Chinook salmon must be returned to the water alive. Hook and line fishing for Chinook salmon remains closed. More information is available from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game at 543-2433. The full release is here.