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An Outdoor View: Rigged and ramblin'

...a 13-mile drive from my home in Sterling. I got to Big Eddy at almost the same time Mick did. Bundled up like ice fishermen, we soon had the boat loaded, and we shoved off into the icy blackness, engine at "dead slow," bound down the...
Refuge Notebook: Snowmobiles on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge: A historical perspective

...Kenai Peninsula snowmobile users will be able to use the Kenai Refuge for various winter activities. Trappers, ice fisherman, hunters, and those using snowmobiles for general winter travel were thankful to have the refuge open on Dec. 1...
Tight Lines: 'It's a real fun thing': Avid anglers try their luck on area's frozen lakes

...since he was a baby. I've been taking him in his car seat since just after he was born." Shane Blakely is an avid ice fisherman, too. He started fishing local lakes when he was 12 and has tromped all over the central Peninsula in search of fish...
Ice fishing action heating up on the Peninsula; derby starts in February

...It is a wide open derby for adults and kids and families, women -- it is pretty neat." Although more experienced ice fishermen would likely have little trouble with the current conditions, Miller advised everyone to take precautions and stay...
Fishing | Outdoors
Outdoors line and repairing any of those old shelters you may have neglected since last year. If you?re the type of ice fishermen who likes to jig constantly it might be wise to put a barrel swivel up from your jig to eliminate the line twist you...

...attacked and killed small chickens in Seward a few years ago. One video on the internet shows a raven watching an ice fisherman set his line and walk away. Minutes later, the video shows the raven pull out the line with his beak and then put...
Lurking under the ice ...: Hungry pike can feed hungry anglers this winter

Hungry predators lurking in area lakes are fair game for ice fishermen this time of year. The Department of Fish and Game liberalizes ice-fishing regulations on a handful of lakes menaced by the...
Fishermen encouraged to take pike

As the battle to save Kenai Peninsula native fish populations from northern pike continues, ice fishermen have been asked to come well armed to slay the invasive fish in Scout and Arc lakes. Normally, fishermen are allowed to fish...
Snow day: Boot up, suit up and enjoy the season

...easy to catch and it's easy to get to," he said. Spirit Lake and Island Lake are two other popular locations for ice fishermen, Miller said. There are 26 stocked lakes on the peninsula, said Jason Pawluk, assistant area manager for Alaska...


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