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Soldotna Hardware & Fishing awards winners of Annual Ice Fishing Derby

...stayed frozen and safe through the Derby so we were happy with that, but early on Larry Walls pulled up an 11.29 lb. lake trout that held through the Derby as the biggest fish," said Scott Miller, one of the family owners of Soldotna Hardware...
Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

...trail. This lake has stocked rainbow trout and a few lake trout, which are best pursued in early spring or late fall...stunning views and a healthy population of rainbow trout, lake trout, and burbot. This is the only lake on the Kenai Peninsula...
Fishing report: Good time to chase rainbows

...moving into the Kenai River, now might be a good time to go chasing rainbows. "In the middle river (below Skilak Lake) trout fishing has been fantastic, if you have a boat to get up there," said Scott Miller at Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware...
Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware and Fishing 2015 Ice Fishing Derby Results

...TroutWeek 2 Josh Bunch ? 9.14 lb. Lake TroutWeek 3 Andy Nyren ? 3.84 lb. PikeWeek 4 Tanner Moore ? 6.60 lb. Lake Trout Straight FlushVeremiah Voight, 11.0 Total Pounds Grand SlamNicholas McConnell, 6.11 Total Pounds Total Pike WeightKylie...
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...tendency has been for biologists to call all char except lake trout, Dolly Varden. It's no wonder we regular fishers are confused. Whether Dolly Varden, Arctic char, or lake trout, these subspecies are all part of the genus called char...
Big fish for little kids in Annual Ice Fishing Derby

...we started and Matt grew up and had a son, Tanner who was out there the very last day and brought in a 10.06 lb. lake trout with only minutes left in the derby. It's no easy task getting a lunker like that through a small hole in the ice...
Ice Fishing is Hot! In the 18th Annual Soldotna Hardware Ice Fishing Derby

...away! We already have a 7.21 lb. Dolly Varden weighed in and a healthy 3.46 lb. Rainbow as well as a 3.3 lb. Lake Trout so the fish are coming in big this year, but that Dolly Varden is going to be tough to beat," said Nushart. The Derby...
Refuge Notebook: Hidden Lake Campground - a 'hidden gem' on the Kenai Refuge

...butter and lemon and fry some potatoes on a skillet. Ken Gates at the Kenai Fish and Wildlife Field Office shares that "lake trout is likely the most popular fish people target in Hidden Lake followed by kokanee." The lake supports the largest ice...
Tight Lines: For a great summer fishing trip, start planning now abundant populations of rainbow trout, grayling, lake trout, char, and northern pike, enough to make any fisherman...would search out the occasional drop off, where we hoped lake trout would be lurking. About every third cast I would sense...
Washington chinook too young to be mammoth

...was largemouth and smallmouth bass. With those odds, we can't afford to put many trout in the lake."The Williams Lake trout fishery also is in jeopardy, since it's downstream from Badger and soon will be infested, too, he said."Trout...


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