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Fishing holes on the Upper and Lower Kenai River

Lower Kenai River Great stretches of the Kenai River are open to the public for bank fishing, but sometimes the only way to tempt the uncooperative...
Pinks impossible not to catch

...Sockeye salmon fishing is almost done for the year, Pawluk said. Catch reports are coming in very slowly on the lower Kenai River. Anglers are having slightly more success fishing for sockeye salmon in the Upper Kenai River and on the Russian...
Pinks still dominating the waterways

...salmon fishing is almost completely over for the year. Pawluk said a few catches are still being reported in the Lower Kenai River, but required a significant time commitment. The best bet for sockeye now is the Upper Kenai and near or in the...
Rescuers go above and beyond on Kenai River

On July 16, my son, daughter in-law and myself were involved in a boating accident on the lower Kenai River. When the accident occurred there were several people that went above and beyond to come to our rescue and help when needed...
One woman speaks out about her son's suicide

Sitting beside her friend, in his power boat on the lower Kenai River near Eagle Rock at 5 a.m. Pegge Erkeneff was again faced with the, for her, weighty question "Do you have any children...
Fish board actions do little to conserve kings

...habitat of Kenai kings may be stressed to a near breaking point. A recent study (google: Turbidity Monitoring on the Lower Kenai River) illustrates clearly that turbidity caused by power boats elevates water quality to unacceptable State and Federal...
Birding festival flies into town

...Center, 816 Cook Drive in Kenai, until the end of May. On Friday, another five drift boats will float down the lower Kenai River as a hot spot tour takes off from the Kenai Visitors Center, 11471 Kenai Spur Highway, at 10 a.m. Visitors should...
For those uninterested in kings, options abound

...Anchor River is closed to sport fishing on Wednesdays. Hooligan Pawluk has heard some reports of hooligan on the lower Kenai River. However, it is still early in the season to be seeing many. Steelhead It's the time of year for steelhead trout...
An Outdoor View: Chaos at the boat ramp

...vehicles sometimes find their way fully immersed as a result of an attempted boat launch. At a launch ramp on the lower Kenai River, I once saw a captain go down with his ship, steadfastly staying at the wheel of his pickup until the water reached...
State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...million from the legislature and would be putting three new toilets on the river, one at Eagle Rock, a new one on the Lower Kenai River and one on the Middle River upstream of Bing's Landing. That money will also be used in the planning for boat...


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