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Cougars recolonize North America

...In November 2000, the first confirmed cougar in the Yukon Territory, a dead emaciated young male, was found near Watson Lake, although unconfirmed reports date back to 1944. In the Northwest Territories and Woods Buffalo National Park (partially...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-01-17/cougars-recolonize-north-america
Outdoors
Refuge notebook: The lives of trumpeter swans revealed

...staging areas on the peninsula before migration; two important staging areas we discovered were the lower Moose River and Watson Lake. Migrating swans then flew to Chickaloon Flats, turned abruptly east, crossed the Kenai Mountains near Portage Glacier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-30/refuge-notebook-the-lives-of-tru
Outdoors
Poached bear claws draw investigation

...hunt for someone who illegally harvested parts of a brown bear that was killed by a vehicle east of Sterling, near Watson Lake, on Tuesday. "It was a brown bear that had its front paws removed," said refuge officer Duston Beyer. While the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090207/news_3656.shtml
Soldotna woman drawn to hunting

...Redhead with auto ejectors. Before long she bagged her first birds, taking two with one shot in an isolated area near Watson Lake in Sterling. After that, her fever for fowl became a full-blown addiction that has showed no signs of letting up...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100507/outdoors_3266.shtml
Outdoors

...t even let me take a meal of fish home to eat out of Watson Lake. Is this area over fished? Hardly, besides I?m sure...fish are a part of our viewing areas too. Simply put in Watson Lake for our tourist to drive by and say ?Hey look a real...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/103107/dispatch_1031dis002.shtml
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Outdoors

...to venture out on the ice on this day. So we drove to Watson Lake and set up there and tried some rainbow fishing on what...and oiling them up. Our third trip was also back to Watson Lake for a couple of reasons, number one we still did not...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010908/dispatch_0109dis004.shtml
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Outdoors

...is nature. We were given a job to manage game not to over harvest or totally restrict it either. Two fish limit on Watson Lake. Don?t get me started on that one either! See you next week!

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041107/dispatch_0411dis001.shtml
dispatch
Time to slow down and give caribou a break

...Glenallen and released at an airstrip near the Chickaloon River in 1965. Another 29 caribou were prematurely released at Watson Lake on the east fork of the Moose River in 1966 after the transport vehicle broke down. These two translocations resulted...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041307/outdoors_0413out003.shtml
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Trout, sockeye on Russian heat up

...holds in current patterns. Pawluk suggested trying the Swanson River canoe system or fishing Kelly and Peterson lakes, Watson Lake or Scout Lake. Try hitting the early morning hours or the mid evening hours, he suggested. The Kenai and Kasilof...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2012-06-14/trout-sockeye-on-russian
Fishing
Kenai refuge plans prescribed burn: Managers ready to continue Lily Lake fire project near Sterling

...areas. People in the Adkins Road area in Sterling, anywhere within the Sterling Corridor, or possibly around the Watson Lake area, may all smell smoke, she said. This prescribed fire project will continue intermittently throughout the summer...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061709/new_351929463.shtml

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