South Peninsula District Tanner crab vessel tank inspection will not be required prior to the start of the 2012 South Peninsula District Tanner crab fishery, according to the Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G). However, all vessel operators must validate their Tanner crab vessel registration with the ADF&G prior to participating in the fishery. Vessel operators may validate registrations no earlier than 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 14, 2012 unless final registration and the season opening have been delayed due to weather.
Vessel operators may validate registrations with ADF&G staff at the harbormaster offices in Sand Point and King Cove or from other locations by fax to the ADF&G office in Kodiak beginning 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 14, 2012 unless delayed by weather. The Kodiak ADF&G fax number is (907) 486-1824.
For additional information, please contact ADF&G in Kodiak at (907) 486-1840.