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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...
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...
Lower Kenai River stabilizes

The lower Kenai River below the Soldotna bridge has stabilized with no flooding expected, according to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency...
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...
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...
Stream Watch grows

...organizers are expanding their efforts to include the lower Kenai River. Stream Watch was founded in 1994 by the U.S...existence.With the growth of the program, and the lower Kenai River's increased need for a Stream Watch presence, now...
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...
Board passes 44 proposals

...are transported from the area open to fishing. ? Proposal 291 - Extend the personal-use smelt fishery on the Lower Kenai River from April 1 to June 15. ? Proposal 318 - Open the Fish Creek personal-use fishery from July 10 to 31 unless the...
Glacier releases water, combines with heavy rain to cause flooding

...rain throughout the Peninsula extended the flood advisory to 3 p.m. Wednesday.The weather service expects the Lower Kenai River to rise steadily and potentially reach minor flood stage later this week."It's going to take quite a while for...


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