Chignik Area Fisheries

The Chignik fishery area is on the southern coast of the Lake and Peninsula Borough on the Gulf of Alaska between Kupreanof Point in the east to Kilokak Rocks in the west

(See Map Here). Five Borough communities are located in this area: The City of Chignik, Chignik Lagoon Village, Chignik Lake Village, Perryville, and Ivanof Bay . All the villages are deeply engaged in Commercial and subsistence fishing. Commercially fished species include salmon, halibut, cod, and crab. For commercial fishery participation statistics for the Borough and by community go to the CFEC website here and here. Sport fishing opportunities are available in the City of Chignik and in Chignik Lagoon village. A borough wide list of lodges, Inns, B&B’s and hotels can be found here