With Pebble Plans Stopped (For Now), Permanent Protections Sought

The following appears in the January issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY CHRIS COCOLES It was a reason to give thanks, an early holiday gift, a stocking stuffer that wasn’t a lump of coal. For those who have fought to block the Pebble Mine, the late November news that the Pebble Partnership’s mining permit was … Read more With Pebble Plans Stopped (For Now), Permanent Protections Sought

April 17 The New Date For Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament

There’s now a date in place for the Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament: April 17. Here’s more from the event’s website: Make your plans now to join us for the 27th Annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament on SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021.  In order to provide the safest possible event for our anglers and the … Read more April 17 The New Date For Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament

Alaska Governor’s Office To Appeal Pebble Permit Rejection

Pebble Mine opponents have been leery about the thought process of Alaska’s highest-ranking political figures and their stance on the mine. And while Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski have publicly opposed the project in recent months, Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s decision today to plan an appeal of the rejected application won’t win him much support … Read more Alaska Governor’s Office To Appeal Pebble Permit Rejection

Board Of Fisheries’ Zoom Meeting Set For Jan. 25

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALASKA BOARD OF FISHERIES The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) is holding a special meeting beginning at 1:00p.m., January 25, 2021, through the web conferencing platform Zoom. At its October 2020 work session, the board rescheduled its previously postponed … Read more Board Of Fisheries’ Zoom Meeting Set For Jan. 25

Southeast Alaska Slope Rockfish Fishing To Remain Open Through January 2022

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that opportunity for slope rockfish species will continue through January 31, 2022. Resident and nonresident anglers: The daily bag and possession limit is one slope rockfish. No annual limit. When … Read more Southeast Alaska Slope Rockfish Fishing To Remain Open Through January 2022

Arctic NWR Lease Sale Auction Starting Today

As Washington D.C.’s burning embers threaten to spark a flash fire today, lost in the headlines is the initial sales period for oil leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which the Trump administration has attempted to create an opportunity to drill at the formerly protected area of Northwest Alaska. Here’s more on the auction from … Read more Arctic NWR Lease Sale Auction Starting Today

USFWS Seeking Information On Bald Eagle Shooting In Juneau

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is investigating the shooting of a bald eagle in Juneau, Alaska, and is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible.  On Tuesday, December … Read more USFWS Seeking Information On Bald Eagle Shooting In Juneau