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Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing

August 18th, 2015

WHO:                         Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) WHAT:                       Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing WHEN:                       Wednesday, August 19, 2015 – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE:                     Soldotna Sports Center, Side Room, Soldotna GUESTS:                    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski                                  Joe Balash, Chief of Staff, Senator Dan Sullivan MODERATOR:          Martin Peters, Manager … + read more

Kids Catch Fish – Many For the First Time – At 9th Annual Jr. Classic

August 12th, 2015

Soldotna – To gauge the success of this year’s Kenai River Jr. Classic, all you had to do was look at the smiles on kid’s faces. More than 100 military, Girl Scout and Boy Scout youth participated in this year’s silver salmon fishing event, which is organized by the Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA). For … + read more

Open set gillnetting in the Kenai and East Foreland sections; open drift gillnetting in the Expanded Kenai, Expanded Kasilof, and Anchor Point sections

August 12th, 2015

UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 50 EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-50-15 Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 50 opens commercial fishing with set gillnets in the Kenai and East Foreland sections of the Upper Subdistrict on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Drift gillnetting will be opened in the … + read more

COMMISSIONER’S AUTHORITY INVOKED TO EXTEND COMMERCIAL SOCKEYE SEASON

August 11th, 2015

Emergency order #49, opening the east side set gillnet commercial fishery for 12 hours on Monday August 10, exceeded the 36-hour limit for this fishery specified in the Kenai late-run king plan when escapement is projected to be below 22,500. This action was taken under provision (e) of the umbrella Upper Cook Inlet Salmon Management … + read more

UPPER COOK INLET COMMERCIAL FISHING ANNOUNCEMENT No. 49 EMERGENCY ORDER NUMBER 2S-49-15

August 10th, 2015

Upper Cook Inlet Commercial Fishing Announcement No. 49 opens commercial fishing with set gillnets in the Kenai, Kasilof, and East Foreland sections of the Upper Subdistrict on Monday, August 10, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. The estimated cumulative passage of sockeye salmon in the Kasilof River through August 8 was approximately 447,000 fish. … + read more