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Another 'drift-only' day

...River has been regulated by federal permit for years, with lottery winners getting the permits. The part of the upper Kenai River that runs through federal land is currently regulated by federal permit, the purpose of which is to limit commercial...
Fishing guides, others, feel effects of shutdown

...enforcement officers, are currently not working. Lamberson, owner of Kenai Experience, said he has been fishing the upper Kenai River as a guide for 13 years. His main season is June 11 through mid-October. While the month of October is a slower...
Various factors contribute to high number of accidents on Kenai

A high number of boating accidents have occurred on the upper Kenai River this season.U.S. Fish and Wildlife has recorded 11 accidents - a considerable increase compared to the usual two or three...
Waiting for the peak

...the river. "I didn't expect it to come back up at all," he said. "They kept saying it was Kenai Lake and Upper Kenai River, usually when they start talking about Skilak is when I know I'm going to get flooded." Earlier this week...
Silver fishing picks up on the peninsula," he said. Anglers looking to catch the tail end of the sockeye run have the best chance of success in the Upper Kenai River between Kenai and Skilak lakes according to Fish and Game. Trout Fenton said trout fishing should start getting...
Wave of baitfish makes for hot saltwater King action

...identifiable by a clipped adipose fin, is one greater than 20 inches in length through June 30.The Russian River, the upper Kenai River - from Skilak Lake to Kenai Lake - and the river from the outlet of Skilak Lake to the Upper Killey River are closed...
Sockeye soon to open and king run improves

...Anchor River just a few days before the Russian and Upper Kenai Rivers take out are to open for early-run sockeye salmon...a whole lot better next week." The Russian and Upper Kenai Rivers will open Tuesday for early-run sockeye fishing...
Some good news on the fishing front

...the Kenai Peninsula.First, we heard this past week that sport anglers fishing on opening day on the Russian and upper Kenai rivers were greeted with clear skies, pleasant temperatures and lots of sockeye salmon in the river.That's certainly...
Kenai and Russian bag and possession limit to jump

...12 sockeye per angler on the Upper Kenai and Russian River, according to a Fish and Game press release. On the Upper Kenai River, the change will affect waters upstream of Skilak Lake to the Fish and Game markers about 300 yards upstream of...
Reds with shades of pinks, silvers [+video]

...because you are also intercepting ... the main stem component that is passing through that area on upstream. In the upper Kenai River and the Russian River fly fishing only areas, the daily bag limit remains three sockeye with three in possession...


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