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Voices of the Peninsula: Alaska faces critical salmon habitat decision

...it's OK. There are plenty of other streams to fish.Imagine if that river was the Anchor or the Ninilchik or the Russian River?The State of Alaska faces a historic decision in Upper Cook Inlet: should we reserve water in a stream to protect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-25/voices-of-the-peninsula-alaska-fa
Opinion
DOT unveils options for Cooper Landing Bypass

...driveways and side roads. It also includes the extremely popular salmon and trout fishing area at the mouth of the Russian River. The engineering services and consulting firm HDR Inc. prepared the environmental impact statement, or EIS, for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-01/dot-unveils-options-for-cooper-landi
News
Trapping, recreation collide in Cooper Landing

...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. During public testimony, advocates of the proposals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-14/trapping-recreation-collide-in-coope
News
Refuge Notebook: Permitting Kenai National Wildlife Refuge commercial guides and outfitters

...river miles 25.1 to 28, river mile 45.4 upstream to Skilak Lake, Skilak Lake itself, and Skilak Lake upstream to Russian River (Upper Kenai River). The Upper River is an area with a limited number of permits that are awarded through a "prospectus...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-05/refuge-notebook-permitting-kenai
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Together again

...being close to him made Jenna gasp like a sockeye that had been snagged four times before making it upstream to the Russian River Falls, only to find itself in a bear's jaws.As he pulled up beside her, Rod yelled over, "Hi, Beautiful...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/an-outdoor-view-together-again
Outdoors
Back in action: All-terrain wheelchair gets people outdoors

...practice, she is still learning to use the chair, but said that she plans eventually to take it on a trip to the Lower Russian River with her husband, a fishing guide. "I'm pretty sure I'll be able to do it," said Erickson. "I've done...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/all-terrain-wheelchairs-available-in
News
An Outdoor View: This fishing thing

...the sight of hundreds of people fishing cheek-to-jowl for sockeye salmon near the confluence of the Kenai and Russian rivers. Over the years, I've written about this astonishing fishery many times, as have many others, but I've yet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-04/an-outdoor-view-this-fishing-thi
Outdoors
Skyview grad earns patent for fish waste disposal system

...fish waste disposal along the Russian River at Cooper Landing," said West...was met with excitement from the Russian River Interagency Coordination Group...It's exciting news," said Russian River Interagency Management Coordinator...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-01-0
News
Trails

...trail to Lower Russian Lake follows alongside the Russian River, past the Russian River Falls where sockeye salmon swim upstream to spawn...How to find it: The trailhead is 1 mile down Russian River Campground Road, at Mile 52 of the Sterling Highway...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
Information
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...and reel fishery annual harvest limits for the Kenai River. Subsistence fishing areas on the Kenai River include the Russian River Falls, Kenai River Mile 48 - just south of Skilak Lake - and Moose Range Meadows. Fish and Game Sportfishing Area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/federal-board-allows-gillnetting-on-
News

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