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Funds granted for 2 Peninsula-based conservation projects

...Kenai River, he said. Once the lakes and streams are treated, a temporary barricade will be placed at the outlet of Derks Lake. "If we barricade the outlet to the rest of the Soldotna Creek drainage then we've created a pike-free zone, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-06/funds-granted-for-2-peninsula-based-
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Summer pike experiments on Derks Lake will combine 2 technologies

...northern pike on the Kenai Peninsula and other areas across Alaska, Shields said. This June's testing will be at Derks Lake, an isolated body of water located near Mackey Lake, with a northern pike population, Shields said. Currently, numerous...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-21/summer-pike-experiments-on-derks-lak
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The fight against pike: Species invasive on the Kenai Peninsula

...with the introduction of northern pike on the Kenai Peninsula since the first ones were confirmed in Derks Lake in the mid-1970s. Derks Lake is part of the Soldotna Creek drainage, and from there pike naturally spread to other parts of the drainage...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/073109/out_366333200.shtml
Stormy Lake treated to kill northern pike

...the Kenai Peninsula were tested with varying success on Derks Lake, an isolated water body near Mackey Lake in Soldotna...Inlet Aquaculture Association to experiment with pike in Derks Lake. Matt Smukall, project technician with CIAA, said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-09/stormy-lake-treated-to-kill-northern
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Soldotna mans brush with bear too close for comfort

...trigger happy, and I wasn't looking for trouble," said Greg Brush, in regard to the incident that took place along Derks Lake Road, off Mackey Lake Road, outside of Soldotna. The morning started casually for Brush. He had the day off from...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/080709/out_478669517.shtml
A fish, an opposable thumb, a bucket, and 18,000 years

...and a bucket. In the mid-1970's someone made the unfortunate decision to illegally introduce northern pike into Derks Lake in the Soldotna Creek drainage. From here the pike spread quickly throughout Soldotna Creek and connected lakes including...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121407/outdoors_3466.shtml
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Fishermen encouraged to take pike

...caught while fishing for pike must be immediately released. Five lines can also be used to fish pike in Mackey Lakes, Derks Lake, Sevena Lake, Cisca Lake, Union Lake and the unnamed lakes on Tote Road. To help Fish and Game know more about the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011107/news_0111new001.shtml
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Snow day: Boot up, suit up and enjoy the season

...through the ice when targeting pike. The law applies to Mackey Lakes, Tote Road Lakes, Union Lakes, Cisca Lake, Derks Lake, Scout Lake, Sevena Lake and Stormy Lake. If another species is caught, it must be released if using five lines...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121408/peo_367531379.shtml
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