Forest Service Purchaes 23,000 Wilderness Acres

 The following press release is courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service, Alaska: JUNEAU, Alaska, January 29, 2020—The USDA Forest Service finalized the final phase of a purchase of nearly 23,000 acres of land on Admiralty Island from Shee Atiká, Incorporated. For each of the last four years, Congress has appropriated funds through the Land and … Read more Forest Service Purchaes 23,000 Wilderness Acres

ADFG Offering $100 Visa Gift Cards In Alexander Lake Pike Eradication

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is offering $100 Visa gift cards as incentives for anglers who catch certain northern pike from Alexander Lake.https://t.co/kF074AEFfj — KTUU.com (@Ch2KTUU) January 31, 2020 Here’s more from KTUU: This summer Alexander Lake was closed to sportfishing as a measure to keep elodea, and invasive and fast-growing waterweed, from … Read more ADFG Offering $100 Visa Gift Cards In Alexander Lake Pike Eradication

ADFG Calls For Early Closure Of Mulchatna Caribou Hunt

Amid plummeting animal numbers, Alaska calls early end to Mulchatna caribou hunting https://t.co/DRPgF95X1n pic.twitter.com/vWi5nwlcnv — CBC North (@CBCNorth) January 29, 2020 Here’s more from Alaska Public Media and KYUK: In August, the state reduced the bag limit from two caribou to one caribou. Federal managers followed suit for federal lands, and restricted harvests to bulls … Read more ADFG Calls For Early Closure Of Mulchatna Caribou Hunt

Angler’s Alibi To Appear At Atlanta Fly Fishing Show

The following is courtesy of Angler’s Alibi fishing camp: “Catch Us” at The Fly Fishing Show: Atlanta, GA (Jan 31 and Feb 1) Are you thinking of attending the Atlanta, GA Fly Fishing Show on January 31st or February 1st?  The show offers a ton of opportunities to learn about fly fishing techniques and get expert … Read more Angler’s Alibi To Appear At Atlanta Fly Fishing Show

2020 Deshka and Kenai Rivers King Salmon Outlooks Available

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Division of Sport Fish has published the 2020 Season King Salmon Outlooks for the Deshka River and Kenai River early and late runs. The preseason forecast total run for the Deshka River is 10,570 … Read more 2020 Deshka and Kenai Rivers King Salmon Outlooks Available

Idaho Man Faces $20,000 In Fines For Illegal Alaska Hunts

Idaho man fined, banned for guiding illegal Alaska hunts https://t.co/pkupADJjoo — KTVB.COM (@KTVB) January 23, 2020 Here’s The Associated Press, via idaho News CBS 2, with more, including the suspect’s expected fines running at $20,000: U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason on Wednesday also ordered Paul Silvis, 52, of Nampa, to serve six months of … Read more Idaho Man Faces $20,000 In Fines For Illegal Alaska Hunts

NOAA Names New Alaska Fisheries Science Center Program Manager

The following press release is courtesy of NOAA’s Fisheries Science: NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Thomas Hurst as the new program manager for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s Fisheries Behavioral Ecology Program. Hurst is a Research Fisheries Biologist with the NOAA Fisheries’ Alaska Fisheries Science Center in the Fisheries Behavioral Ecology … Read more NOAA Names New Alaska Fisheries Science Center Program Manager