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Fishing report: Fall anglers have sights on silvers, rainbows, steelhead

...should actually bump it up."Pawluk sid anglers are still having good success fishing for silver salmon along the lower Kenai River. With the change on the calendar from August to September, the bag limit for silver salmon, also called coho...
Silver fishing picks up; Soldotna angler claims Seward derby title

...about sockeye fishing any more, but fishing personally this weekend, I've never observed so many sockeye in the lower Kenai River this time of year." While sockeye sonar counts are starting to tail off, Pawluk said they are still higher than...
Deja vu in king salmon fishery

...wild chinook for future generations. As of July 1, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will suddenly open the lower Kenai River to single hook, no bait king salmon fishing - with retention allowed! So, let me get this straight: for the past...
Tight Lines: Kings make an appearance, lakes heat up

...will be hitting the Kenai River soon. Those fishery head straight for the Russian River, but can be caught on the lower Kenai River."If you time it right, you can catch those reds," Pawluk said.Pawluk suggested finding locations conducive...
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...
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...
Fish board should address king salmon

I'm a property owner on the lower Kenai River and have seen the decline in the amount of King salmon over the past 20 years. I have done bank restoration per the Kenai River...
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...


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