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Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...Kasilof to Nikiski. In most cases, native fish populations collapsed within a decade of...fishing opportunities for prized native fish. For example, the quality rainbow trout...prompted concern by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) that similar scenarios...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/refuge-notebook-eradicating-an-i
Outdoors
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...Since then, my friend, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Jack Dean, has...longstanding misidentification of anadromous fish in northwestern Alaska as Arctic char...know, however, that they are different fish. Worldwide, and in Alaska, Arctic char...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/tight-lines-dolly-varden-or-arct
Fishing
An Outdoor View: The tackle box

...night, sitting in her chair with her cat in her lap, she found herself thinking about the tackle box. She had always loved to fish, and that box held a lifetime of memories. Her favorite bobber, given to her by her grandfather when she was 4, had been...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/an-outdoor-view-the-tackle-box
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Rounding up

...along. Sure, we know that fish-weighing scales now read in...from it.1) As anyone who fishes knows, bigger is always better...rounding up" the weight of fish since time immemorial. (As...tradition, if a scale says a fish weighs 21 pounds, it's appropriate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-11/an-outdoor-view-rounding-up
Outdoors

...provided by All Alaska Outdoors, is the pursuit for a variety of fish species, from salmon to Dolly Varden, grayling, northern pike...difference between fly-out and fishing in the Kenai River, those fish are in clear water streams fished by one group for six hours...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-16
Outdoors
Kenai woman wins national hunting award

...Magazine, Hunter Safety Instructor for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Hunter Education Program, according to her submission...out, we want to put two back in." Meyer and Cunningham ice fish in the winter, have spent time together on the trap line and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15
News
Smile for the camera: Business brings fun to the photo booth

...River with fishing," she said. "I can see setting up and having a picture of the Kenai River and people coming in with their fish. There are a lot of possibilities out there, I'm just trying to explore them." For more information, go to: http...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-12-15/smile-for-the-camera-business-b
Community
Medicaid expansion could be months away

...investment, because we want Alaskans to be as productive as possible. And they can't work, they can't hunt, they can't fish unless they're healthy."The federal-state match rate after 2016 will be comparable to that for roads or other transportation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/medicaid-expansion-could-be-months-a
News
Back in action: All-terrain wheelchair gets people outdoors

...Soldotna, priced for $11,183. "It gives people with limited mobility the ability to get back out and go down to the river to fish, or to get on a hiking trail, or walk their dog, get back out with their families and be independent without someone pushing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/all-terrain-wheelchairs-available-in
News
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...2015 fishing season. Of those, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates that about 2.1 million will make...natal streams - leaving a harvest of about 3.7 million fish. Fish and Game staff on Monday released the 2015 Upper Cook...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-for
News

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