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Bridge work puts boat owners in a squeeze

Sterling Highway bridge projects causing one-lane openings, traffic delays and width-restrictions...people will just say, 'The heck with it.'" Saturday, the Sterling Highway bridge projects were not included on DOT's online information site...
Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...May 20, 27 and June 3, 10, 17. - The Anchor River drainage is closed to sport fishing upstream of the Old Sterling Highway Bridge located approximately 550 feet below the junction of the North and South Forks during the Memorial Day opening...
Sockeye still the fish to follow

...while the personal use dipnet fishery on that river has seen its area expanded from the mouth upstream to the Sterling Highway Bridge as Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers work to control the escapement of red salmon up the river. The...
Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...twelve in possession through August 7, while dipnetters will be allowed to fish from the mouth of the river to the Sterling Highway Bridge. Dipnetting from a boat is allowed from the Fish and Game markers on the beaches upstream to Fish and Game markers...
Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season

...expanded the personal use red fishery on the Kasilof through Aug. 7, opening the river to dipnets up to the Sterling Highway bridge. Upper Inlet commercial fishers have harvested 520,000 salmon, ADFG reported July 9. Of those, 452,210...
Silver fishing picks up on the peninsula

...For anglers looking to catch a few cohos on the Kenai, bait and multiple hook prohibitions downstream of the Sterling Highway Bridge, end today. However, while salmon eggs sat on the bottom of the river may be tempting to catch the aggressive...
ADFG closes early run Kenai king salmon fishing

...Kenai river upstream to the northern edge of the Sterling Highway bridge. Kings may not be targeted or retained. Initially...and closed to sport fishing upstream of the Old Sterling Highway Bridge. The combined annual limit for kings on the Anchor...
Kenai late run king restrictions issued

...Lake, and in the Moose River from its conflence with the Kenai River upstream to the northernmost edge of the Sterling Highway Bridge beginning July 1 and ending July 31. Anglers may only use a single unbaited hook with an artificial lure. Area...
Red hot sockeye run still ramping up

...Kenai River upstream to the northern edge of the Sterling Highway bridge. The closure is effective until June 30. The...the Kasilof River from its mouth upstream to the Sterling Highway Bridge. Anglers can only use a single, un-baited...
Emergency orders in place on Kenai Peninsula

...Skilak Lake and at the confluence of the Moose River and Kenai River, upstream to the northern most edge of the Sterling Highway bridge. Within the specified boundaries, harvest is allowed for king salmon measuring less than 20 inches in length...


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