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River Ranch in Funny River considered for upgrades

...The minute (the state) bough it, they closed the whole bank area. You're not even supposed to land a boat on the river bank." Price said the anglers have been losing access to bank fishing along the river for years and he hoped the state would...
An Outdoor View: How to make fish

...If you're good at welding or brazing and can scrounge up some scrap metal, make some fish. Salmon skeletons on the river bank are free, and should give you ideas. Using heavy-duty shears and sheet metal, make fish wind chimes. Make a humpy-shaped...
DOT battles erosion along Sterling Highway

...Reese said Tutka LLC, which has locations in Wasilla and Anchorage, began work to lay riprap - rocks - along the Kenai River bank last week.The Kenai River along the highway has been changing its course lately, which has been causing roadside erosion...
Recreation briefs

...more individuals who are interested in learning about river restoration and concerned about the impacts imposed on the river banks each season. Get a first hand look at damage done by bank fisherman on public lands and give back by conducting a spruce...
Outdoors smell like mosquito repellent and fish in the summer. Or campfire smoke and mosquito repellent. A weekend on the river banks of the Kenai or Kasilof River or subsistence fishing on the beaches means daylight most of the time - not knowing what...
Fish need riparian vegetation

...what about those weird rules about river banks? All of the public fishing facilities...signs telling you to stay off the river bank and its vegetation. Why is this...unfamiliar issue to me. Boat wakes and river bank trampling are both destructive acts...
SoHi crushes Eagle River in season opener

...8-113, Blumentritt 6-73, Chavez 8-33, Winter 2-16, Prior 3-16, Jones 3-16, Furlong 6-(-9). Eagle River: Banks 9-67, Wilson 3-3, Osborne 1-3, Thompson 5-(-7), Heagy 4-(-13). PASSING - Soldotna: Furlong 2-3-0-38...
Unhinged Alaska: As the Fishing Hole slips into hibernation, the tourists slide south

...and the flash of silvers looking for a cage fight, so batten down the hatches. As for me, I'll be prowling some river bank come Tuesday morning at one of my secret holes hoping I don't get shot in the butt by some hung-over hunter thinking...
Voices of the Peninsula: Kenai kings face long odds no sanctuary for spawners! Why would it be a mystery that Kenai kings are in trouble? The serious erosion of the river bank caused by large boats throwing off wakes all summer long has received little discussion. The riverbanks are a critical...
Kenai certifies elections, faces natural gas issues

...purchase un-budgeted training and investigative equipment. Mayor Pat Porter, Koch and other council members mentioned river bank degradation below the Warren Ames Bridge due to the dipnet fishery. Porter said the trampled areas were unsightly...


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