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Notice about payments:

Individual land buyers, lessees of state land, or permittees who are unable to make their payments should immediately contact the Division of Mining, Land and Water (DMLW) to discuss ways to address their financial hardship and payments due, consistent with the Governor's COVID-19 Disaster Order of Suspension No. 2 as amended, or the Director's Finding concerning extensions of certain land sale contract and lease payments. Contact the DMLW by email at or by phone at (907) 269-8594. Thank you.

Shore Fishery Fees

Contact Shore Fisheries Leasing Program

Dept. of Natural Resources
Div. of Mining, Land & Water
Shore Fisheries Unit
550 W 7th Ave Suite 900C
Anchorage, AK 99501-3576
Phone: (907) 269-8503
Fax: (907) 269-8913

Fees & Associated Costs

Application Fee:

Application for a shore fishery lease under AS 38.05.082 for:

  • a shore fisheries lease : $240
  • a renewal or extension of shore fisheries lease : $200
  • an amendment of shore fisheries lease : $160
  • a transfer or assignment of shore fisheries lease or lease application : $200
  • a partial transfer or assignment of a shore fisheries lease : $240
Shore Fishery Lease Application PDF

Diagram Review Fee:

$360 for combined shore fishery diagram preparation instructions and diagram review.
Shore Fishery Diagram Instructions PDF

Drafting/Surveying Costs:

Paid to a firm of your choice for the preparation of a shore fishery diagram. A licensed surveyor must prepare the diagram.
Shore Fishery Sample Diagram PDF

Lease Rental Payment:

$300.00 per year (when the lease is issued).
Pay Annual Rental Online