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Artzy Market opens at historic Soldotna site

...wood grinding where you can get anything from fish to flowers," she said. You can visit the Artzy Market Monday ?Saturday 10:00am ? 6:00pm all year long, just look for giant Amanita mushrooms not growing near the Soldotna Bridge.
Roger Jay Tachik

...traveling the Alcan with the rest of the Tachick family. They settled on the south side of the Kenai River, where the Soldotna Bridge is today. Roger has never been afraid of hard work, during his high school years he maintained a trap line along...
Silvers finally filling the streams

...biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. Anglers are reporting the most success from the Soldotna bridge downstream to the mouth of the river, he said. The fish don't seem to have moved far upstream yet. Previously...
Silvers: The bite is half the fun

...silver salmon, which is likely because the visual aspect makes it more exciting, Miller said. In the area around Soldotna bridge people are plunking off the bank, where a weight anchors the line holding the hook to the river bottom, Miller said...
Reaching for rainbows, casting for char

...when spawning near Skilak Lake. "A lot of times we catch a ton of big (rainbows) in the king fishery from the Soldotna Bridge down to probably about Stewart's (landing)," he said. " That's is the lowest that they seem to go regularly...
Another way to save kings

...prohibit sport fishing for king salmon every other mile in the 10 miles of the Kenai River between Eagle Rock and the Soldotna bridge.If you fish for kings on the lower Kenai, that last sentence got your attention. That part of the river contains...
Pye' Wackets moves magical place to historic location

...abilities to help immune system functions," explained Rondell. Pye' Wackets is open Monday through Friday 11:00am ? 6:00pm and Saturday 11:00am ? 5:00pm and is located just before the Soldotna Bridge across from the Dairy Queen.
Silvers dominate the tributaries

...biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. The most effort and best results are between the Soldotna bridge and the mouth of the Kenai River, Pawluk said. Guided anglers are consistently coming back with catches up to their...
More protection for early run kings

...sanctuary as the lower bound for standard regulations and emergency order actions in July - the former boundary was the Soldotna Bridge. The 2.5 mile addition expands the area of the river subject to the early run slot limit and prohibition of bait...
Sockeye slump turns to red-eyed madness

...When I came to the Kenai for the first time in my teen years I stood on the banks of the Kenai in the shadows of the Soldotna bridge flipping and not knowing what I was doing. When I moved here a year or so ago, I didn't think it possible to grab...


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