ADFG Announces King Salmon Restrictions/Closures In Homer Area

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: King Salmon Fishing Restrictions in Effect for the Marine Waters in Lower Cook Inlet (Homer) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and increased fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following … Read more ADFG Announces King Salmon Restrictions/Closures In Homer Area

Deadliest Catch Mourns Death Of Capt. Blake Painter

My sincerest condolences to Capt. Blake’s family, friends, crew, and all who loved him. Fair winds and following seas, Captain. Rest easy; we have the watch. pic.twitter.com/2FBg8GivzB — Capt Keith Colburn (@crabwizard) May 29, 2018 The Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch is mourning the sudden death of  Capt. Blake Painter, who was on the popular … Read more Deadliest Catch Mourns Death Of Capt. Blake Painter

Fishing Updates From Around Alaska

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Fishing Updates Northern Kenai Fishing Report Regulation Reminders and Emergency Orders Regulation Reminders Anglers are reminded to review Emergency Orders and News Releases and the 2018 Southcentral Sport Fishing Regulations Summary booklet for the Northern Kenai Peninsula Area before heading out on their next fishing … Read more Fishing Updates From Around Alaska

Pebble Mine Project Hits Another Snag; Company Pulls Out

Opponents of the Pebble Mine saw another company back out of the proposed project, which has seen past companies enter and then withdraw its commitment to mining the Bristol Bay area. First Quantum Minerals Ltd., which had teamed up with primary backer Northern Dynasty Minerals to form the Pebble Partnership, announced it was splitting away from … Read more Pebble Mine Project Hits Another Snag; Company Pulls Out

Petersburg Teenager Pleads Guilty To Running Over Deer

  Note: The video below may be disturbing for some to watch A Petersburg teenager was ordered to pay a $3,000 fine for intentionally running over two deer.  Here’s the Anchorage Daily News:  Seventeen-year-old Sebastian Davis pleaded guilty to harassing game and taking game with a motorized vehicle, online records show. “The guilty plea is the … Read more Petersburg Teenager Pleads Guilty To Running Over Deer

Trump Administration Seeking Controversial Hunting Regulations Changes On Alaska Public Land (Update)

Update: Here’s the full statement from ADFG: Commissioner Sam Cotten today welcomed announcement of the National Park Service’s proposed amendments to its 2015 Final Rule for Hunting and Trapping in National Preserves in Alaska. The proposed changes would remove regulatory provisions issued in October 2015 that significantly expanded authority given to the National Park Service … Read more Trump Administration Seeking Controversial Hunting Regulations Changes On Alaska Public Land (Update)

USFWS INVESTIGATING BLACK BEAR DEATH AT KENAI NWR

The Anchorage Daily News reports that a black bear killed illegally at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Here’s the USFWS Facebook post on the incident: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge May 20 at 1:19pm ·  On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at approximately 0930 hours, Federal Wildlife Officers (FWO) received a report of a Black Bear that had been poached … Read more USFWS INVESTIGATING BLACK BEAR DEATH AT KENAI NWR