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Feds, public weigh in on Susitna hydro studies

...by federal scientists.For the Upper River project, data so far has largely...additional fish sampling for the upper river distribution and abundance study...preliminary results show more fish in the upper river than originally expected, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-26/feds-public-weigh-in-on-susitna-hydr
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New guides ready to fish, but focus shifts from kings

...focus on motorized (boats) and kings," Turner said. "Of course, they did other fishing, there were middle and upper river drift boat guides that also came through but probably 70 percent or more were motor-kings." Turner said the last...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-18/kenai-river-guide-hopefuls-graduate-
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Questions remain about king counts after Fish and Game shifts to high-tech sonar

...looking for a new site in 2011. Upper river research Managers seeking to differentiate...processing data from the lower river and upper river sites since the last week of October...public -for 2013 data from the upper river research site, a final estimate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-07/questions-remain-about-king-counts-a
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Various factors contribute to high number of accidents on Kenai

...number of accidents.Last year's high water on the upper river "undercut a lot of the bank," Johnson said, which...accidents are happening "all over - up and down the upper river." The boaters have been from Alaska as well as out-of-state...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-08/various-factors-contribute-to-high-n
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Longtime fisherman gives insight on salmon decline

...that have reached their spawning beds in the river. Unlike sockeye salmon, which spawn around Skilak Lake and the upper river, kings spawn mostly in large holes in the Kenai River from the Keys area just below Skilak Lake downstream roughly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-12/longtime-fisherman-gives-
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Management challenge: 'fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...we've been looking at is the number of large fish counted at the lower river sonar and at the large fish counted at the upper river sonar," she said. "Keep in mind you'd expect to see more (up-river). We know the lower river sonar is not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-14/management-challenge-fish-wars-escal
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Wave of baitfish makes for hot saltwater King action

...Lake to the Upper Killey River are closed to all fishing through June 10 for the rainbow trout spawning season. The upper river and Russian sections will open on June 11 to trout and salmon fly fishing only. Between Skilak and Killey will also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-22/wave-of-baitfish-makes-for-hot-saltw
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A fish, an opposable thumb, a bucket, and 18,000 years

...salmon spawn in the lower Kenai river and their offspring enter the ocean after hatching, while coho salmon spawn in the upper river with their young spending a few years in fresh water. Not only have these differences allowed multiple species to coexist...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121407/outdoors_3466.shtml
Outdoors
River concerns remain: Study: Kenai overuse solutions remain murky

...low use year on the river because of a down economy and poor king fishing. An exception to that was high use on the upper river during the first red run in mid-June. He said that while last year and this coming year might be blips, in the future...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022210/new_484092026.shtml
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Russian River, Kenai River rainbow trout openers set for Monday

...they can try the fly on the Kenai trout opener. On the upper river, Paul Tornow, co-owner of Alaska's Angling Addiction...suggested breaking out the dry flies and fishing the upper river's slower water and eddies. "As long as there is some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2012-06-07/russian-river-kenai-rive
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