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Reminder: Deadline to return personal-use permits is Friday

...personal-use fisheries this year to turn in their permits by Friday. This includes permits used for dipnetting on the Kenai, Fish Creek and Kasilof rivers, as well as personal-use setnetting on the Kasilof River. Even if a permit holder did not use...
Strong sockeye return forecast for Cook Inlet

...20-year average of 430,000 salmon.Fish Creek, at the northern end of the Inlet...forecast. The 20-year average for Fish Creek is 107,000 sockeyes.If the forecast pans out, the Fish Creek return would be larger than this...
Board passes 44 proposals

...from April 1 to June 15. ? Proposal 318 - Open the Fish Creek personal-use fishery from July 10 to 31 unless the sockeye...from May 15 to June 1. ? Proposal 305 - Closed the Fish Creek drainage to sportfishing. ? Proposal 306 - Move several...
Catch 'em as you can

...The total yearly harvest limit in all Upper Cook Inlet personal-use fisheries - including the Kenai, Kasilof and Fish Creek dipnet fisheries - is 25 salmon and 10 flounder with 10 additional salmon for each additional household member, according...
Statewide salmon harvest tops 2005's record haul 2012, and also more than other recent years, despite getting a slightly later start than in some past years. At Fish Creek, near the Knik River, the number of cohos returning each day has slowed down, but about 6,525 were counted through...
ADF&G predicts rise in area sockeye run

...compared to 89,000 last year. The Fish Creek forecast is 61,000 fish, down from 84,000 in 2012. Fish Creek drains from Big Lake into the Cook...department's forecast, while the Fish Creek estimate is within the escapement...
Upgrade to Sterling Highway nears completion

...a narrow strip that winds along steep, muddy bluffs and cliffs on one side and swampy wetlands draining into the fish creeks on the other side, proved more challenging than engineers thought, said Pat Wittrock, the state's project manager...
Boy drowns, woman who tried to rescue him is missing

...and Rescue identified the victims as Luann Spiech, 34, and her son, Kelvin. Divers found the woman's body in the Fish Creek tidal pool before 8 a.m. Tuesday, no more than 20 feet from where her son was found Monday evening, according to...
Prescribed burn goes beyond lines near Kenai Lake

...on Fort Wainwright grew to 103,000 acres, and the Fish Creek Fire near Anderson was mapped at 69,813 acres Monday night. More than 300 firefighters continued to work on the Fish Creek Fire, said Pete Buist of the state forestry division...
Fire officials question contractors in cause of Interior fires

...causes of both fires, which started June 20. A helicopter pilot who ferried crews clearing the intertie route said the Fish Creek Fire east of Clear, which has grown to nearly 70,000 acres, started moments after he dropped off workers. Pilot...


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