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An Outdoor View: Fishing not just for fun

Author's note: The following is an open letter to the Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish. - LP Thank you for this opportunity to comment on the draft of your 2015 - 2020 Division of Sport Fish Strategic Plan. From...
Cook Inlet sport fishermen faced newly restrictive fisheries in 2014

...pairings with the commercial fisheries.Fishery management started conservatively, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Sport Fish biologist Robert Begich. In the end that paid off, as both the early and late-run kings met their escapement...
Sporting interests: Kenai Peninsula sport fishermen have varied ideas for fish board

Editor's note: This is the second part in a three-part series leading up to the Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting on Upper Cook Inlet finfish issues Sunday. The purpose of the series is to examine the three distinct user groups, the people that constitute them, and what issues matter to them the most.
Around the Peninsula

...or Kids help stock lake for salmon celebration The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish, will hold its 12th annual Kenai Peninsula Salmon Celebration on May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
Around the Peninsula

Kaladi's to celebrate teachers with a free drink
ADF&G hoping for $1.8M for Kenai River sonar upgrades

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are hoping to receive state funding for a project aimed at helping increase the accuracy of estimating Kenai River king salmon abundance and help make better informed management decisions.

Of the many recreational opportunities on the Kenai Peninsula, few rival the memories and fun that a day spent "clamming" can bring to your family. The east side of Cook Inlet has a healthy population of Pacific razor clams, referred to simply as "razors" by the locals. The activity is fairly simple and inexpensive. All you need are a sport fishing license, a bucket, a clam shovel, waterproof boots and clothing that can withstand a little mud.
Diggin? it: Clam Gulch and outlying areas offer plenty to see and do

...more difficult to clean, but it will not affect their eating quality. Refer to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Sport Fish for a useful harvest guide, and more importantly, a step by step cleaning guide. Experienced clammers...


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