Chilkoot River Sockeye Limits Increasing

Chilkoot River and Lake Sockeye Salmon Sport Fish Limits Increased (Haines) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish is increasing the sockeye salmon bag limit to 12 per day, 12 in possession in Chilkoot River and Lake beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019 and continuing through the remainder … Read more Chilkoot River Sockeye Limits Increasing

High Flyer, Proud Alaskan: Elyse Saugstad Soars

  The following appears in the July issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY CHRIS COCOLES  In her line of work, Elyse Saugstad is grateful for plenty of snow, quality ski equipment and frequent-flier mileage plans.  As an always-working, constantly-on-the-move professional freeskier, ski film star and defacto ambassador for her sport, Saugstad is rarely not packed … Read more High Flyer, Proud Alaskan: Elyse Saugstad Soars

EPA Removes Previous Order That Would Protect Bristol Bay From Mining

The Environmental Protection Agency has reversed an order from former President Barack Obama that would help protect Bristol Bay from mining projects like the Pebble Mine. Here’s CNN with more: EPA’s Chris Hladick, an administrator who presides over Alaska, said the “proposed determination” that previously blocked the project “does not account for the full record … Read more EPA Removes Previous Order That Would Protect Bristol Bay From Mining

Close Call For Anchorage Officer, Moose Family On Roadway

The above dashboard video from the Anchorage Police Department. And as someone who once hit a deer during a late-night trip in California, I can understand why this would freak out both the driver and the critters. (Check out the reaction of the moose and its calf!)   An Anchorage Police Officer had a very … Read more Close Call For Anchorage Officer, Moose Family On Roadway

Sockeye Limits Increasing On Kenai River

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the sport fishing bag and possession limit for salmon, 16 inches or longer, except for king, pink, and coho salmon, in the Kenai River downstream of Skilak Lake to six per day … Read more Sockeye Limits Increasing On Kenai River

Valdez Silver Salmon, Halibut Derbies Heating Up

The following press release is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: VALDEZ, Alaska – In addition to winning the 1st place daily prize, Anne Branshaw won Big Prize Friday with a 10.86 pound silver salmon and took home $500 cash as well as her daily prizes. In first place overall in the Valdez Silver Salmon Derby is Wayne … Read more Valdez Silver Salmon, Halibut Derbies Heating Up

Limits Increasing For Togiak River Sockeye

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Dillingham) – In an effort to harvest surplus sockeye salmon returning to the Togiak River, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is increasing the bag and possession limits for sockeye salmon to ten fish per day and ten fish in possession in … Read more Limits Increasing For Togiak River Sockeye