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Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...applying the rotenone," Dunker said.In addition to applying the poison to East and West Mackey Lakes, Derks Lake and Union Lake this year, Fish and Game staff will monitor the degradation of the poison and continue netting underneath the winter...
Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage rotenone in the first section of the Soldotna Creek drainage scheduled to be cleared. The area includes Union Lake, East and West Mackey Lakes and Derks Lake. The second area to be treated includes the mainstem of Soldotna Creek...
Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...Soldotna Creek drainage, were severely impacted by the introduction of northern pike. The stocked coho salmon fishery on Union Lake was also eliminated. Northern pike are an invasive species in Southcentral Alaska, and they are the likely suspect...
Lurking under the ice ...: Hungry pike can feed hungry anglers this winter five "closely attended" lines in the Mackey Lakes, Tote Road Lakes, and Cisca, Derks, Sevena, Stormy and Union lakes, improving their odds. All those lakes have confirmed pike populations. Aside from being allowed to fish more lines...
Fishermen encouraged to take pike

...immediately released. Five lines can also be used to fish pike in Mackey Lakes, Derks Lake, Sevena Lake, Cisca Lake, Union Lake and the unnamed lakes on Tote Road. To help Fish and Game know more about the effect northern pike are having on Scout...
Snow day: Boot up, suit up and enjoy the season

...anglers to use five lines through the ice when targeting pike. The law applies to Mackey Lakes, Tote Road Lakes, Union Lakes, Cisca Lake, Derks Lake, Scout Lake, Sevena Lake and Stormy Lake. If another species is caught, it must be released...


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