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Four rescued from Skilak Glacier plane crash

...Guard rescued four men after a plane went down at the foot of Skilak Glacier Tuesday night.The four men, passengers Reid Nelson...with the other half over glacial silt, about one mile from Skilak Lake."They had a campfire going so we were able to find them...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-30/four-rescued-from-skilak-glacier-pla
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Four men rescued from Skilak Glacier plane crash

...Guard rescued four men after a plane went down at the bottom of Skilak Glacier Tuesday night. The four men, passengers Reid Nelson...with the other half over glacial silt, about one mile from Skilak Lake. "They had a campfire going so we were able to find them...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-30/four-men-rescued-from-skilak-glacier
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Feds halt Skilak area hunting and trapping

Beginning Nov. 10 the Skilak wildlife Recreation Area will be permanently...junction of the Sterling Highway and the Skilak Loop Road, heads south to the south...of the river to its confluence with Skilak Lake, curves west along the north shore...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-02-2
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Skilak Glacier dam lake releases; no flooding expected

According to the National Weather Service, the Skilak Glacier dam lake appears to be releasing. No flooding is...and no rainfall is expected through Wednesday. Levels from Skilak Lake downstream to Soldotna will continue to rise through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-11/skilak-glacier-dam-lake-releases-no-
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Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...the 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 during...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/federal-board-allows-gillnetting-on-
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Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...the 1965-66 introductions were successful, the two principal historic caribou ranges on the Kenai, the Caribou Hills and Skilak-Tustumena Benchlands, were still caribou-free. So in April 1985, 28 caribou from the Nelchina herd were released near...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/refuge-notebook-what-do-caribou-
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Skilak recreation area not lacking in opportunities

...cranberries are beginning to ripen in the Skilak area, which could make a tasty treat...times over the course of the summer. The Skilak area is one of our favorite places," Pritchett said of the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area. A fresh pile...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081907/people_3491.shtml
Lost hiker rescued

...located an out-of-state man who got lost on a hiking trip near Skilak Lake on Sept. 11.Josh Blackmore, 43, of Midland Mich...flew the four hikers into a remote area on the south side of Skilak Lake. Troopers received a report at about 6:50 p.m. from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-14/lost-hiker-rescued
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Trails

...58 of the Sterling High way, turn onto Skilak Loop Road. The trail head is a half-mile...in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Skilak Lookout ??+2.5 miles long Features...overlook offering spectacular views of Skilak Lake. How to find it: Along, the trailhead...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/trails
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Fishing holes on the Upper and Lower Kenai River

...sometimes the 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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