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Equal Voice for Personal Use and Sport Anglers is Key on Board of Fisheries

May 6th, 2015

By Ricky Gease, Executive Director Many of the folks who choose to live in Alaska are here for quality of life opportunities, especially the opportunity to hunt and fish. More than half of all Alaskans live in the Cook Inlet region where the Kenai River supports the state’s largest sport and personal use fisheries. This … + read more

KRSA asks Board of Fisheries to keep recently enacted Kenai king salmon conservation measures

March 25th, 2014

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                 March 25, 2014 Contact: Ricky Gease 907- 398-2260 KRSA asks Board of fisheries to keep recently enacted Kenai king salmon conservation measures (ANCHORAGE) Citing a precipitous decline of king salmon in the Kenai River, severe economic impacts to businesses from Kenai to Fairbanks and the negative impact on the state’s visitor industry, … + read more

Board passes Kenai king salmon conservation measures

February 5th, 2014

For Immediate Release                                                                                       February 5, 2014 Contact: Ricky Gease 907- 368-2260 … + read more

ADFG closes riverbank near Soldotna Creek Park

June 28th, 2013

This emergency order closes approximately 475 feet of riverbank on the Kenai River to fishing from shore. The area being closed is on the north bank of the Kenai River near river mile 22 from the mouth of Soldotna Creek upstream approximately 475 feet. This location is adjacent to Soldotna Creek Park, located in the … + read more

Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) Evaluates Catch and Release Mandate for Early-run Kenai King Salmon

May 13th, 2013

On May 9, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) announced that the sport fishery for early-run king salmon in the Kenai River will begin under a restriction to catch and release only. According to regulation, the objectives for the early-run are achieving an Optimal Escapement Goal (OEG) of 5,300 – 9,000 and providing … + read more