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What others say: Headlight rule meant to prevent collisions

...second, upon reflection is: Well, if the new rule will do well in preventing traffic accidents, then OK.The Alaska Department of Transportation has imposed a rule requiring use of headlights on specific Southeast highways during daylight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-28/what-others-say-headlight-rule-me
Opinion
Fishing report: Still caught on sockeyes

...rod and reel the targeted species right now is sockeye salmon, said assistant area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. It has been a strange season for sockeye salmon, Pawluk said. The groups swimming...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-23/fishing-report-still-caught-on-socke
Fishing
Making good decisions on the water

...also what you hope to bring back.According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, sockeye typically weigh between...Boaters can learn more by taking a safety course. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Office of Boating Safety offers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-24/making-good-decisions-on-the-wate
Opinion
Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/kenai-river-king-salmon-off-limits-m
News
JBER soldier attacked by bear

...way of telling if the same bear was involved in Sunday's attack, said Jessy Coltrane, a wildlife biologist with Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which also responded to the latest encounter. Coltrane said genetic material from the bear in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/jber-soldier-attacked-by-bear
News
State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...habit, the Poore's have owned the boat launch site since the 50s, and he can keep an eye on things now that the Alaska Department of Natural Resources operates the boat launch and parking area. The site is now owned by the state, purchased through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-20/new-ownership-at-eagle-rock-boat-lau
News
New reg should usher in new attitude on Kenai River

On Saturday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game limited anglers fishing the late run of Kenai River king salmon to catch-and-release fishing and, in a new...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-19/new-reg-should-usher-in-new-attit
Opinion
Sockeye still the fish to follow

...dipnet fishery on that river has seen its area expanded from the mouth upstream to the Sterling Highway Bridge as Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers work to control the escapement of red salmon up the river. The number of sockeye entering...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-17/sockeye-still-the-fish-t
Fishing
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...cannot be removed from the water - they must be released immediately, according to a Thursday emergency order. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game defines a barbless hook as one that is either manufactured without a barb or has a barb that has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-17/kenai-river-king-salmon-restricted-t
News
Wildlife troopers increase fishery enforcement

...better to ask questions before you go out because it's a lot less expensive when you get yourself into trouble." Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulations state, "the salmon must be marked before the salmon is concealed from plain view...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/wildlife-troopers-increase-fishery-e
News

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