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Tight Lines: Autumn fishing: So many options, so little time

...lakes, which in recent years have been freezing up a little later than usual. Last year I actually canoed into the Swanson Lakes the first weekend of November, a time when in the past many lakes would have been frozen solid. Currently they are...
Sterling fair shows shift

...Peninsula followed by the rest of the state, Hanson. "We are looking out for Sterling folks," Hanson said. For Swanson Lake area residents Pam Schrock, and her daughters Jessica and Jennifer, the fair was a chance to make some money from...
Ice fishing action heating up on the Peninsula; derby starts in February

...cold snap were doing fairly well in most of the places they were going." Miller said he has heard good things about Swanson Lake's fishing activity, as well as the various lakes in that area. "Most of the people have been very successful...
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Swanson Lake fire ongoing

The fire reported Monday at 5:20 p.m. two miles west of Swanson Lake continues to burn, according to officials. Bud Sexton, fire information official, said that the Alaska Division of Forestry...
Derbies heat up Seward, Hope four weeks. On lakes like Johnson and Longmere, the bite will come at various times." He said action in the Swanson Lakes area also has been good at times. On the lower peninsula, a lower series of tides has kept a larger push of silvers...
Fishing Report

...Moose River downstream to the bridge in Soldotna. Those looking for solitude should head for the canoe trails in the Swanson lakes and river system or any of the lakes on the peninsula, many of which are stocked. - Greg Skinner
Swanson Lake fire ongoing

A late night's rain helped firefighters secure the perimeter of the fire two miles west of Swanson Lake, the Division of Forestry said Wednesday. Fire information official Bud Sexton said that the fire continues to produce smoke...


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