Nat Geo On Weighing Bristol Bay Salmon Vs. Its Copper

Great story on the National Geographic website published earlier this month about the ongoing Pebble Mine salmon vs. precious minerals fight in the Bristol Bay area. Here’s Nat Geo’s Julia Rosen (the whole read is worth your time): Pebble does have its supporters, including Graedel. The US is currently a net importer of the minerals that … Read more Nat Geo On Weighing Bristol Bay Salmon Vs. Its Copper

ADFG Sets Meeting To Discuss Invasive Pike In Soldotna-Area Lakes

  The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:  The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) invites you to attend a public meeting about a proposed project to remove invasive northern pike from a cluster of lakes in the Tote Road area south of Soldotna. The ADF&G project … Read more ADFG Sets Meeting To Discuss Invasive Pike In Soldotna-Area Lakes

A Polar Bear Hunting Adventure To Remember

  Happy Thanksgiving from Alaska Sporting Journal! It’s probably cold or wet (or both where you are this holiday). So bundle up and enjoy this tale from yesteryear on an Air Force veteran’s memory of polar bear hunting in Alaska (available in the November issue of ASJ): BY CONRAD JUNGMANN JR.  In March 1963, memorable and … Read more A Polar Bear Hunting Adventure To Remember

A Kilcher Family Thanksgiving

  The following appears in the November issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY CHRIS COCOLES  By the time Nov. 23 rolls around and we celebrate Thanksgiving, grocery stores will have been pilfered by the masses and their cavalcade of carts, coupons and checkstand lines four and five deep.  It’s a quick process that usually means … Read more A Kilcher Family Thanksgiving

100 INFLATABLE BOATS, 50 KAYAKS, 40 UNUSED OUTBOARDS, MORE ON AUCTION BLOCK DEC. 2

Looking for an inflatable boat or a kayak this holiday season? Or perhaps you need a new motor or some boat accessories? Well, you just may find what you’re looking for – and for a steal! – at the Ballard Inflatable Boats auction on Saturday, December 2. IMAGES PROVIDED BY JAMES G. MURPHY CO. SHOW … Read more 100 INFLATABLE BOATS, 50 KAYAKS, 40 UNUSED OUTBOARDS, MORE ON AUCTION BLOCK DEC. 2

Board Of Game Upholds Dall Sheep Airplane Ban

  The Alaska Board of Game recently released the regulation results from its recent fall meeting. The complete list of changes and failed proposals can be viewed here. The Fairbanks News-Miner also had reported that a proposal that would legalize hunting Dall sheep was shot down: The Alaska Board of Game has reaffirmed that using … Read more Board Of Game Upholds Dall Sheep Airplane Ban

The Best Knife For The Alaska Hunter/Angler

  The following appears in the November issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY PAUL D. ATKINS I was in awe as I stood on the steep incline and looked into the valley deep below. The boulder-strewn landscape we had just climbed went on forever, blended into the hillside and eventually up into the high peaks where … Read more The Best Knife For The Alaska Hunter/Angler