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Fish and Game lowers limits on Russian River sockeye

...six in possession at the Russian River and Kenai River fly-fishing-only area, downstream to Skilak Lake on the Upper Kenai River. As of July 12, Fish and Game has counted 48,690 sockeye at its weir at the outlet of Lower Russian Lake, according...
Unhinged Alaska: Thrasher's resurrection

...notice that Alaska Fish and Game had doubled down and increased the bag limit for sockeyes to six per day on the upper Kenai River and Russian River I figured the red rush would be on so we decided to take a ride just to watch the festivities...
Fishing report: Reds rush to the Russian

...angler to go wrong this week.During a survey of the upper Kenai River on Wednesday, Fish and Game Assistant Area 7 days.The bag limit for sockeye salmon on the upper Kenai River and Russian River is now six per day, with 12 fish...
Russian River sanctuary to open; sockeye bag and possession limit on upper Kenai, Russian rivers to increase

...salmon fishing on the Russian and upper Kenai rivers, effective Tuesday.According...confluence of the Russian and upper Kenai rivers will be open to sockeye salmon...Russian River and a section of the Upper Kenai River mainstem. This area extends...
Fishing report: Slow start for kings, but plenty of other options might have been slow, other fisheries continue to be productive. Sockeye fishing on the Russian River and upper Kenai River is expected to continue to be good for at least a few more days as the tail end of the early run moves through the...
Fishing report: Ready for the rush to the Russian?

As of Wednesday morning, anxious anglers had already started to converge on the Russian and upper Kenai rivers in anticipation of today's opening. And early reports indicate there will be some fish there, too."There's a lot of fish...
King salmon fishing continues to pleasantly surprise

...Corkies, sometimes adding a piece of yarn."It's the same old stuff," Miller said.While the opening on the upper Kenai River and Russian River is still a week away, the early run of sockeye salmon has started making its way up the Kenai...
Tight Lines: Kings make an appearance, lakes heat up

...the fish closer to shore.Anglers should note that the opening date for sockeye salmon fishing on the Russian and upper Kenai rivers was incorrectly listed as June 1 in the printed version of the regulation booklet. The correct date for sockeye...
Refuge Notebook: Permitting Kenai National Wildlife Refuge commercial guides and outfitters

...28, river mile 45.4 upstream to Skilak Lake, Skilak Lake itself, and Skilak Lake upstream to Russian River (Upper Kenai River). The Upper River is an area with a limited number of permits that are awarded through a "prospectus process...
Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak Loop

An idyllic hike along the Upper Kenai River Trail ended in a hasty retreat for a group of hikers who encountered a bear. The persistent predator followed them all the way...


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