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Trapping, recreation collide in Cooper Landing

...This would include trapping near high-volume campgrounds and trails such as the Resurrection Pass Trail, the Lower Russian Lake Trail, Crescent Creek Campground, the Russian River Campground, Kenai Lake beaches and a slew of trails near Seward...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-14/trapping-recreation-collide-in-coope
News
Refuge Notebook: Finding the meaning of the moose

...to use. The latest restoration behind the visitor center is the Elwell cabin, which was originally located at Upper Russian Lake and was relocated to the new visitor center as a means to share with the public the significance of the Refuge's cabin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26/refuge-notebook-finding-the-mean
Outdoors
Trails

...trail from the south side at the designated parking area. Russian Lakes ?+21 miles long Features: The trail to Lower Russian Lake follows alongside the Russian River, past the Russian River Falls where sockeye salmon swim upstream to spawn in July...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
Information
Strong showing of Russian River sockeye salmon

...hundreds in a long line headed southeast toward the Russian River falls and spawning grounds at the end of the Upper Russian Lake. Anglers finally got to wade in after them Wednesday when the Russuan River, Upper Kenai River and most of the Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-11/strong-showing-of-russian-river-
Outdoors
All about the salmon

...through that date on record. On the Russian River 39,131 sockeye salmon have been counted by a weir at the Lower Russian Lake. Managers liberalized the fishery on June 24 by allowing fishing in the Russian River Sanctuary Area and increasing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/all-about-the-salmon
Fishing
Just Kidding 2014: Activities

...River Campground Road, at Mile 52 of the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing. This moderate trail leads to lower Russian Lake and Russian River Falls. Resurrection Trail - the trail head is at Mile 53 of the Sterling Highway. This moderate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-05-08/just-kidding-2014-activities
Community
A geologic explanation for two sockeye populations in the Russian River

...River, is confined in an intensely glaciated mountain valley. I located the Russian River falls, Lower Russian Lake, and Upper Russian Lake, and I noted that the uppermost Russian River is separated by a low drainage divide at ~850 feet elevation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-29/a-geologic-explanation-for-two-socke
News
Kenai and Russian bag and possession limit to jump

...about 600 yards downstream of the Russian River Falls. This year's early-run sockeye escapement past the Lower Russian Lake weir has exceeded 23,700 fish, and Fish and Game expects the end-of-run sockeye escapement will surpass the its...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-21/kenai-and-russian-bag-and-possession
News
Russian river fisheries take off

...took their share of the early run of sockeye on the Russian River. As of Wednesday a weir at the outlet of the lower Russian Lake, more than 70 miles from the mouth of the Kenai River, showed more than 21,500 passing, just shy of the early run...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-20
News
Peninsula Reflections

...Luke Elwell?s lodge at Upper Russian Lake in Feb. 1957. We have Elwell pictures...gardening and horticulture. Her Upper Russian Lake garden contained potatoes...Luke and Mamie started their Upper Russian Lake lodge in 1939 and for the next...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012207/people_0122peo002.shtml
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