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Refuge Notebook: Permitting Kenai National Wildlife Refuge commercial guides and outfitters

...the Kenai River within the Refuge include 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-05/refuge-notebook-permitting-kenai
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Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...to early run king salmon fishing. It is downstream of Skilak Lake, not Slikok Creek. For the second year in a row the...The river will be closed to king fishing downstream of Skilak Lake through June 30 to protect early run king salmon. Managers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-19/fish-and-game-to-close-early-run-kin
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Trails

...to work up a sweat with an elevation gain of 750 feet. The trail leads to an overlook offering spectacular views of Skilak Lake. How to find it: Along, the trailhead is approximately 2 miles past Hidden Lake Campground on Skilak Loop Road. Harding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
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Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

...inholding on Caribou Island located in Skilak Lake (on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge...scenery of the Kenai Mountains and Skilak Lake. This book won a 2014 Next Generation...crossed over to the south side of Skilak Lake where they built their homestead...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/refuge-notebook-following-the-al
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Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...Russian River Falls, Kenai River Mile 48 - just south of Skilak Lake - and Moose Range Meadows. Fish and Game Sportfishing...concerned with the idea of a gillnet being used downstream of Skilak Lake because of the variety of species holding in the area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/federal-board-allows-gillnetting-on-
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Fishing holes on the Upper and Lower Kenai River

...only way to tempt the uncooperative fish is to get out in the middle of the river with them. Between the outlet of Skilak Lake and the mouth of the Kenai River there are a number of boat launches available for public use. During the busy season...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/fishing-holes-on-the-u
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On going wild

...Morton said that the Hidden Creek area on Skilak Lake Loop Road is particularly good. Skilak Lake Loop Road, a gravel road between Sterling...a local birding expert, said that the Skilak Lake area is also a good place to catch glimpses...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/on-going-wild
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Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...Refuge's human footprint. With the exception of a few remote public use cabins, the human footprint is mostly in the Skilak Lake area, the Swanson River and Swan Lake canoe systems, commercial oil and gas leases, the Refuge headquarters and Funny...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-04/refuge-notebook-are-we-winning-t
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Runners burn off Thanksgiving meals at Turket Trot

...the wide tires on the stroller help. "It's a sport utility stroller," she said. "We took that thing down to Skilak Lake (on Saturday) and pushed it in 5 inches of snow. It's a beast. You can go all-terrain with that thing." Theisen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-11-29/runners-burn-off-thanksgiving-meal
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First responders rescued in attempt to rescue boater

...experienced engine failure on his 22-foot vessel on Upper Skilak Lake. CES Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson said the...coordinates from the beacons plotted both points in the Skilak Lake area, according to a press release from the Alaska department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-10/responders-rescued-in-attempt-to-res
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