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All about the salmon

...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 the bag limit to 6 per day and the possession limit to 12 per day from Skilak Lake to the...
Fishing still strong on Russian river

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game assistant management biologist Jason Pawluk. An emergency order opened the Russian River Sanctuary Area to fishing for sockeye salmon on Tuesday. The emergency order also increased the sockeye salmon bag limit...
Restrictions loosened in Russian River sockeye fishery

...limits for the Russian River Tuesday and open the Russian River sanctuary area to fishing. Anglers may now keep six fish...01 a.m. Tuesday. At 8 a.m. today, the Russian River Sanctuary Area will be opened to fishing. Both orders will...
Rushin' the rushing Russian

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game also expanded the area allowed for fishing for early run sockeye, opening the Russian River Sanctuary Area, a move many anglers said left the best spots open to lay a line the water and catch a red salmon. The...
Russian River sanctuary area to open to fishing

The sanctuary area at the confluence of the upper Kenai and Russian rivers will open to sockeye salmon fishing at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Red hot sockeye run still ramping up

...last three years," Begich said. As a result of the large sockeye run, Fish and Game on Wednesday opened the Russian River Sanctuary to sport sockeye fishing. The daily bag limit still remains at three sockeye per angler - though Fish and Game...
Kenai king fishery shuts down

...he said. Elsewhere in the Cook Inlet, an abundance of sockeye salmon has lead the department to open the Russian River Sanctuary beginning June 19. The sanctuary area includes waters upstream from Fish and Game markers downstream of the ferry...
Russian river fisheries take off

...Dipnet fishermen upstream were joined downstream by dozens of anglers taking advantage of the recently opened Russian River sanctuary which was available for anglers starting Wednesday at 8 a.m. Jeffry Anderson, new Cook Inlet Area Inseason...
Visitors learn on hike to remote Fish and Game site at the weir. "This is the first year in a long time, in my recent memory, that they didn't open the Russian River sanctuary (early), and they let it open on July 15 by regulation," Berkhahn said. "We don't want to open it up...
Russian rush: Sanctuary opens Monday

...sockeye dream will be a reality. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has issued an Emergency Order to open the Russian River sanctuary to sockeye fishing beginning at 8 a.m., Monday nearly a month earlier than the schedules July 15 opening date...


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