Registration Nearing For Homer Winter King Tournament

  The following press release is courtesy of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau: HOMER, Alaska: The Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center will host its 26th annual Winter King Fishing Tournament on March 23rd.  Online registration for the tournament will begin February 1.  Mark your calendar, get your boat ready, buy … Read more Registration Nearing For Homer Winter King Tournament

Multiple New Fishing Regulations Announced For Tanana River Drainage

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Board of Fisheries, at the January 15-19 Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim meeting in Anchorage, deliberated on 16 and adopted 11 proposals that will change sport fishing regulations in the Tanana River drainage for the upcoming fishing season. These new regulations will be … Read more Multiple New Fishing Regulations Announced For Tanana River Drainage

Saying Good Bye To One Of The ‘Last Alaskans’

The following appears in the January issue of Alaska Sporting Journal:  BY CHRIS COCOLES  On a season four episode of the Discovery Channel series The Last Alaskans, which follows the select few residents who reside in cabins within massive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, longtime resident Heimo Korth picks out rusted vintage traps from one of the seven homesteads … Read more Saying Good Bye To One Of The ‘Last Alaskans’

Rutz, Rabung Added To New ADFG Staff

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:  (Anchorage) — Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang announced two director-level appointments as he continues to fill key leadership roles at ADF&G. Lang has named Dave Rutz Director of the Division of Sport Fish. Sam Rabung has been … Read more Rutz, Rabung Added To New ADFG Staff

Making Hunters’ Dreams Come True

The following appears in the January issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY CHRIS COCOLES His dreams are fulfilling yours. Consider this: Billy Molls, who’s led big game Alaska hunts for more than 20 years, got his start as a teen as the guiding world’s equivalent of office go-for. Yet ask him to remember his best … Read more Making Hunters’ Dreams Come True

Father-Son Hunters Charged With Poaching Bears Sentenced To Jail Time, Fined

The Anchorage Daily News  reports that a father and son from Wasila convicted for a 2018 bear poaching case face significant punishments: Andrew Renner, 41, and Owen Renner, 18, were convicted in a plea deal on multiple charges over a poaching incident last April on Esther Island in Prince William Sound, the Alaska Attorney General’s Office said Wednesday. … Read more Father-Son Hunters Charged With Poaching Bears Sentenced To Jail Time, Fined

Applicants Wanted For Crewmember Apprenticeship Program

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association: The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA), a Sitka-based fishing group, is seeking applicants for its Crewmember Apprenticeship Program. Through a safe and well-guided entry level experience, the program aims to provide young people an opportunity to gain experience in, as well as an understanding of, commercial fishing and its importance to … Read more Applicants Wanted For Crewmember Apprenticeship Program