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The Smiles Say It All at The 2016 Kenai River Jr. Classic

September 3rd, 2016

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 85 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 many of … + read more

2016 – 17 Fishery Meeting Cycle

September 3rd, 2016

Now that the summer fishing season is winding down, attention is turning to the 2016 – 17 fishery meeting cycle. Alaska supports robust public input for fisheries management at both the state and federal levels. As a nonpartisan, nonprofit fishery conservation organization, KRSA actively monitors and participates in fisheries management meetings to advocate for sport … + read more

2016 Kenai Season Wrap-Up

September 3rd, 2016

Kenai Early-Run Kings Wrap-up: This year’s stout rebound shows this stock to be much more resilient than many naysayers would have us believe. This run was both early and strong relative to the preseason forecast. A total run of about 10,000 was double the 5,200 forecast. With a sonar estimate of 9,851 at River Mile … + read more

New fishing, hunting and trapping fees to take effect in 2017

September 2nd, 2016

HB 137, signed into law this summer, will increase almost all of Alaska’s fishing, hunting and trapping license and tag fees, beginning 2017. The bill raises the fishing and hunting fees for the first time in 20 years, and the increased revenues will primarily be used to match federal funds for fish and wildlife 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