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Skilak Lake Loop Road reopened

...elsewhere. Skilak Lake Road remains closed from the west entrance at the Sterling Highway to milepost 9.3 at the Engineer Lake Overlook. Lower Skilak Campground and Boat Launch and Bottenintnin Lake day use area remain closed. The road is open...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/firefighting-efforts-wind-down-on-ca
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Campgrounds reopen in wake of Card Street fire

...Refuge have reopened in the wake of the Card Street fire following the controlled burn. Hidden Lake, Upper Skilak, Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer, Jean Lake, Kelly Lake, Peterson Lake and Watson Lake campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/campgrounds-reopen-in-wake-of-card-s
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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...following a successful controlled burn near Skilak Lake that took place on Wednesday. Hidden Lake, Upper Skilak, Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer, Jean Lake, Kelly Lake, Peterson Lake and Watson Lake campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Stormy Lake fishing again restricted

...Hidden Lake and Skilak Lake, can be fished for Arctic char and Dolly Varden. In addition, anglers have reported that Engineer Lake is considered to be good Arctic char and Dolly Varden fishing through the ice, once it's fully formed. In the Swanson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-11/stormy-lake-fishing-again-restricted
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Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...seeds. Red-necked Phalaropes, a shorebird that commonly nests in wetlands adjacent to lakes such as the far side of Engineer Lake, are literally scattered wherever there are oceans this time of year, but primarily off the coasts of southern South...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-19/refuge-notebook-winter-solstice-
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Stormy Lake fishing regulations change, Dolly Varden and Arctic char off limits

...unharmed. Other area lakes can be fished for Arctic char and Dolly Varden, such as Hidden Lake and Skilak Lake. Engineer Lake is considered to be good Acrtic Char and Dolly Varden fishing through the ice, once it's fully formed. In the Swanson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-21/stormy-lake-fishing-regulations-
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Hiking with kids: Make it fun

...Seven Lakes Trail, 8.8 miles roundtrip. Hikers can start at either end of the trail - Kelly Lake Campground or Engineer Lake Campground. The trail offers lake and mountain views. Ostrowski said that even if a child doesn't hike the entire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-06-27/hiking-with-kids-make-it-fun
Outdoors
Skilak recreation area not lacking in opportunities

...users of the public-use cabin at Engineer Lake. This cabin is not visible from...that hugs the western shore of Engineer Lake. Some were songbirds like the...the cabin on the north shore of Engineer Lake for the weekend. She said peace...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081907/people_3491.shtml
Snowmachine safety: Plan ahead before hitting the trail

...Within the Skilak Loop Special Management Area, snowmobiles are prohibited except on Hidden, Kelly, Peterson and Engineer lakes for ice fishing access only. The Swanson River Canoe Route and Swan Lake Canoe Route as well as portages are closed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112400/sno_112400out0040001.shtml
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Breaking up the winter blues: Refuge offers cabin fever relievers

...Kelly Lake Campground (along the Sterling Highway) and Engineer Lake Campground (Mile 9.4 from the east entrance of Skilak...Grab a few buddies or pack up the kids and head out to Engineer Lake for some ice fishing action. 3. Grab the shotguns...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022208/outdoors_3899.shtml
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