Shrimpin’ Is Tough: Find Out How To Do It In Alaska

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) staff is hosting a basic introductory seminar on shrimping in Prince William Sound (PWS) at the William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery (WJHSFH) on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This … Read more Shrimpin’ Is Tough: Find Out How To Do It In Alaska

Kenai River Early-Run King Forecast

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Anglers are advised that the 2018 early-run preseason forecast for the Kenai River is for 5,499 king salmon greater than 34 inches. Although, the forecast is lower than the observed 2017 early-run king salmon, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) … Read more Kenai River Early-Run King Forecast

Study: Finding Large West Coast Chinook Getting More Difficult

A University of Washington study that was published in the journal Fish and Fisheries says that Chinook salmon are getting smaller in size in Alaska and throughout the West Coast. Or at least the big ones are becoming less frequent to find. Here’s more from the university’s findings: The largest and oldest Chinook salmon — … Read more Study: Finding Large West Coast Chinook Getting More Difficult

More Alaska Fishing Updates

  The following reports are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game:   Monashka Creek and Monashka Bay Closed to Sport Fishing for King Salmon (Kodiak) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing closure for the entire Monashka Creek drainage and the waters of Monashka Bay … Read more More Alaska Fishing Updates

Ice Fishing Opportunities In Haines/Skagway Area

  The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Winter fishing opportunities Ice has grown thick on area lakes this winter, especially Mosquito and Chilkat Lakes, so this is a good time to try ice fishing. These two lakes support cutthroat trout populations, as well as Dolly Varden and a few rainbow trout. Regulations … Read more Ice Fishing Opportunities In Haines/Skagway Area

Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament Will Allow One Fish Entry

The following press release is courtesy of the Homer Chamber of Commerce: The Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament is Alaska’s premier fishing tournament with large payouts and statewide participation. The tournament is also the biggest fundraiser for the Homer Chamber of Commerce and provides the community’s small businesses with a much-needed shot in the arm … Read more Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament Will Allow One Fish Entry

Honoring an Alaska Aviation Legend

The following is courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Widlife Service’s Alaska Region: Headed to Alaska? You can soon catch a glimpse of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service history at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The above plane (N754), a testament to human ingenuity, is being installed at the airport and should be ready … Read more Honoring an Alaska Aviation Legend