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Cook Inlet Personal Use Dip Net Fisheries open this Weekend on the Kasilof

June 22nd, 2016

Cook Inlet personal use (PU) dip net fisheries for salmon offer families a great opportunity to harvest fish. Permits are required for PU fisheries at Kenai, Kasilof, Fish Creek, and for the Kachemak Bay coho salmon gillnet fishery. Kenai, Kasilof, and Fish Creek permits are available at most license vendors in the Mat-Su Valley, Eagle … + read more

Status of Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon

June 15th, 2016

Status of Kenai River Early-Run King Salmon We have now reached the normal run midpoint when inseason run projections can be made with some degree of confidence. Sonar counts at Kenai River Mile 14 indicate that this year’s run is substantially greater than the poor preseason forecast and will be a substantial improvement over record … + read more

Governor Walker Signs HB 137 Into Law

June 15th, 2016

Governor Walker signed into law HB 137, a bill that raises license and tag fees for hunters, trappers and anglers in Alaska. The bill had support from broad coalition of outdoorsman groups and individuals. The aim is to ensure adequate revenue brought in by license and tag fees to cover the costs associated with management … + read more

Celebrate Les Anderson Day – May 17

May 11th, 2016

Les Anderson’s record king salmon definitely cemented the already popular Kenai River as one of the great sport fishing destinations in the world. In subsequent years, the Kenai River has also become renowned for its accessible and world-class fishing for reds, silvers and rainbow trout. Sometimes too much attention can be a negative thing, but … + read more

SPOTLIGHT: KRSA celebrates a decade of support for the Kenai River Guide Academy!

May 11th, 2016

The Kenai River is Alaska’s most popular sport and personal use fishery in Alaska. It is also the only sportfishing destination in Alaska that requires fishing guides to have mandatory instruction. To be eligible to guide on the Kenai, a person must complete the Kenai River Guide Academy (KRGA), a one week class at Kenai … + read more