Saltwater Sportfishing Will Close In Bear Cove

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Coho salmon returning to Medvejie Hatchery are not expected to meet broodstock goals in 2017. To date, no coho salmon have been collected for broodstock while 3,000 are needed. This closure is necessary to provide sufficient numbers of coho salmon to … Read more Saltwater Sportfishing Will Close In Bear Cove

Duck And Goose Numbers Look Good In DU’s 2017 Forecast

If Ducks Unlimited’s annual waterfowl forecast is an indication, there should be no shortage of birds in the Pacific Flyway. Here’s what DU had to say about the Pacific Flyway: The Pacific Flyway receives most of its waterfowl from the western United States and Canada, with the majority of ducks and geese coming from Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, … Read more Duck And Goose Numbers Look Good In DU’s 2017 Forecast

Eva Shockey Takes Aim In Alaska And Beyond

The following appears in the September issue of Alaska Sporting Journal:  Editor’s note: Eva Shockey had hunted in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands before, an experience she would not soon forget. During a 2011 deer hunt on Atka Island. Shockey, her guide and another hunter were riding in an ATV over some treacherous terrain. While climbing a steep incline, … Read more Eva Shockey Takes Aim In Alaska And Beyond

Interior Secretary Zinke Asks Government Agencies How To Increase Opportunities For Hunters, Anglers

From our Northwest Sportsman editor Andy Walgamott: Federal land managers are being directed to figure out how to provide more fishing and hunting access under a directive signed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today, a move lauded by sportsmen’s groups. It follows on troubling news earlier this week that participation in hunting dropped by 2.2 million between 2011 … Read more Interior Secretary Zinke Asks Government Agencies How To Increase Opportunities For Hunters, Anglers

Friend Of Basketball Coaching Legend Thanks Alaska Rescuers After Stroke

As a longtime college basketball fan spanning back to the early 1980s, the past few weeks have been tough, with the deaths of famed former coaches Jud Heathcote and Rollie Massimino. Both men had long, happy lives, and my friends and I wondered aloud if the urban legend that celebrities in pass away in threes would come … Read more Friend Of Basketball Coaching Legend Thanks Alaska Rescuers After Stroke

Cook Inlet Tanner Crab Fishing Season Begins Oct. 1

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will open the Tanner Crab sport and subsistence fisheries from October 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018. A valid permit is required to participate in either fishery. Permits are ONLY available through the Alaska Department of Fish and Game online store. Sign in at https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/Store/. Follow the link to … Read more Cook Inlet Tanner Crab Fishing Season Begins Oct. 1

Mattracks A Leader In ATV Track Conversions

  Mattracks, located in Karlstad, Minnesota, manufactures over 100 different models of Rubber Track Conversion systems for ATV’s, UTV’s, trucks, tractors, custom harvesters, swathers, sprayers, construction equipment, trailers, and more. Mattracks serves both the recreational and commercial markets, and provides mobility solutions to applications that need to either access off-road sites or minimize compaction in … Read more Mattracks A Leader In ATV Track Conversions