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Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...away fishing opportunities for prized native fish. For example, the quality rainbow trout fisheries in East and West Mackey Lakes and Derks Lake, which are in the Soldotna Creek drainage, were severely impacted by the introduction of northern pike...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/refuge-notebook-eradicating-an-i
Outdoors
Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...actually to the people who are applying the rotenone," Dunker said.In addition to applying the poison to East and West Mackey Lakes, Derks Lake and Union Lake this year, Fish and Game staff will monitor the degradation of the poison and continue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-12/pike-poisoning-underway-in-soldotna
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Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...first section of the Soldotna Creek drainage scheduled to be cleared. The area includes Union Lake, East and West Mackey Lakes and Derks Lake. The second area to be treated includes the mainstem of Soldotna Creek, Sevena Lake and Tree Lake...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/pike-killing-project-approved-for-th
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Neighbors fuming over plans

...Photo by M. Scott Moon A group of Mackey Lakes residents have called for a meeting...evening at the CES fire station on Mackey Lakes Road north of the Sterling Highway...possibility of siting the camp behind the Mackey Lakes fire station. On land leased from...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040308/news_4793.shtml
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Hotshot crews find peninsula base

From the applause of 50 Mackey Lakes residents, it appears the borough...the Central Emergency Services Mackey Lakes fire station yelled, "Not here...possibility of siting the camp behind the Mackey Lakes fire station. On land leased from...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040608/news_4797.shtml
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Sterling Highway repair up for more debate

...Highway from the Fred Meyer hill to Mackey Lakes Road is slated for more talk tonight...from the Kenai Spur Highway to Mackey Lakes Road along Riggs Avenue. "We...there's no other way out." At Mackey Lakes Road, Riggs is the city limit...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102407/news_4358.shtml
Making the rounds

...John Iverson and Billy Meyer, and Scott Thompson of Anchorage. Wildlife scenes were painted by Thompson, and decorative graphics were done by Anna Decker. The steel carousel chassis was made by Mackey Lakes welders Alvin and Earl Pierce.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/080904/new_080904new004001.shtml
Lurking under the ice ...: Hungry pike can feed hungry anglers this winter

...pike in an effort to keep their numbers in check. Anglers are allowed to fish five "closely attended" lines in the Mackey Lakes, Tote Road Lakes, and Cisca, Derks, Sevena, Stormy and Union lakes, improving their odds. All those lakes have...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012110/fis_552924596.shtml
fishing
Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...made. Denise Lake is a small landlocked lake near the Mackey Lakes with no evidence of pike since 2002 according to Fish...one time either. A heads up to the good people of the Mackey Lakes; you are part of the long range rotenone plan, too...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042310/let_620866073.shtml
Opinion
Run-off: Soldotna clerk seeks voters

...legislature to consider. Chief among the wish list items is creating an emergency access route from the Kenai Spur Highway to Mackey Lakes Road and eventually to the Sterling Highway to provide an alternate in the event an emergency occurred at the Soldotna...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102607/news_3306.shtml
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