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ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR 2017 SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS SUMMARY PHOTO CONTEST

October 25th, 2016

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is accepting photo entries for the 2017 Sport Fishing Regulations Summary photo contest. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m., November 30, 2016. Three images will be selected as cover photos for regulations summary booklets for the following regions: Northern, Southcentral, and Southwest Drainages; In addition, some photos … + read more

 RELEASE OF THE SKILAK GLACIER-DAMMED LAKE HAS ENDED

October 13th, 2016

THE KENAI RIVER GAGE JUST BELOW SKILAK LAKE CRESTED AT 11:30 PM  MONDAY AND WATER LEVELS AT THE STREAM GAGE HAVE STARTED TO FALL. THE KENAI RIVER AT SOLDOTNA HAS CRESTED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND  WILL FALL SIGNIFICANTLY OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WATER LEVELS ON THE LOWER KENAI RIVER DOWNSTREAM FROM SKILAK LAKE ARE  EXPECTED TO DROP … + read more

SKILAK GLACIER-DAMMED LAKE IS RELEASING, NO FLOODING IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

October 7th, 2016

RESIDENTS ALONG THE KENAI RIVER, PARTICULARLY IN THE KENAI KEYS  AND BIG EDDY AREAS, SHOULD BE AWARE THAT WATER LEVELS WILL BE  RISING OVER THE WEEKEND INSTEAD OF FOLLOWING THE NORMAL TREND OF  DROPPING BEFORE WINTER. NOW IS THE TIME TO PLAN FOR HIGH WATER  AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS, INCLUDING SECURING EQUIPMENT AND  MOVING ITEMS … + read more

Progress Update: A Vision for Managing America’s Saltwater Fisheries

October 4th, 2016

In response to the interests of the recreational angling community, NOAA Fisheries has established a number of recent policies and directives and has made significant progress toward addressing the primary recommendations contained in the Commission on Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Management’s report, A Vision for Managing America’s Saltwater Recreational Fisheries. NOAA Fisheries recognizes that many challenges … + read more

KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOM SALMON EGG TAKES SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 5-6

September 29th, 2016

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game Aquatic Education Program and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will start this year’s “Salmon in the Classroom” program with two coho salmon egg-takes. The egg-takes will be at Bear Creek near Seward on Wednesday, October 5, and at the Anchor River in Anchor Point on Thursday, October … + read more