Hunter Injured After Surprising Brown Bear Sow And Cubs

Alaska moose hunters had a harrowing confrontation with a bear last week around Gunsight Mountain, north of Palmer . Check out the video from KTVA TV in Anchorage, which has more on the story: “Reportedly the two hunters surprised a sow brown bear with two cubs,” troopers wrote. “The sow attacked one of the hunters … Read more Hunter Injured After Surprising Brown Bear Sow And Cubs

ADFG Seeking Proposals For Mat-Su Valley Habitat Restoration Program

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game; (Palmer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Division of Sport Fish is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Mat-Su Valley Habitat Restoration & Protection Cost-Share Program. The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2019. The Mat-Su Habitat Restoration & … Read more ADFG Seeking Proposals For Mat-Su Valley Habitat Restoration Program

NOAA Reveals A ‘Blob’ In The North Pacific

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that a new “blob”, caused by an oceanic heatwave, is covering waters in the Pacific Ocean and potentially affecting North Pacific salmon. A similar blob was detected in 2014, and this one appears to be even bigger. Here’s some of NOAA’S release after a conference call was held on Thursday: … Read more NOAA Reveals A ‘Blob’ In The North Pacific

Kenai Silver Salmon Derby Hoping To Raise Awareness On Riverbank Protection

The following is courtesy of PR Newswire and the Kenai Silver Salmon Derby: KENAI, Ala., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its mission to educate the public on protection of river banks and other riparian zones in the City of Kenai, The Kenai Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center and the City of … Read more Kenai Silver Salmon Derby Hoping To Raise Awareness On Riverbank Protection

Early Monster Holds On All Summer To Win Valdez Halibut Derby

The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies:  VALDEZ, Alaska – In the Valdez Halibut Derby, it was Christine Ives of Fairbanks who held on to win the derby. Ives caught a 285.6 pound halibut on June 6th aboard the Nunatak. Ives said that she had never been halibut fishing before and had to be talked into buying … Read more Early Monster Holds On All Summer To Win Valdez Halibut Derby