Haines-Area Skier Mauled In Bear Attack

Here’s the official U.S. Coast Guard release on the incident: HAINES, Alaska — The Coast Guard hoisted a man from backcountry near Haines Saturday after he was mauled by a bear.  An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka hoisted the man who suffered injuries to his head and hands after being attacked on a mountain … Read more Haines-Area Skier Mauled In Bear Attack

Alaska Wildlife Troopers Forced To Shoot Moose A Palmer Local Fed On Video

Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News: In the video, Bunch fed the moose carrots and pet it from the doorway of her home, McDaniel said. The video was not publicly available by Sunday, and Bunch could not be reached to comment by Monday. “When Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to Bunch’s residence the moose showed … Read more Alaska Wildlife Troopers Forced To Shoot Moose A Palmer Local Fed On Video

National Park Service Mandates Masks For Employees, Contractors And Visitors

The following is courtesy of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service: WASHINGTON, D.C. — To protect the health of those who live, work and visit our national parks and facilities, and in support of the President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing, the National Park Service (NPS) today implemented a … Read more National Park Service Mandates Masks For Employees, Contractors And Visitors

King Salmon Cook Inlet Restrictions Announced

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: King Salmon Restrictions in the Cook Inlet Salt Waters  (Homer) – To protect returning king salmon and ensure sport fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is reducing the annual limit of king salmon 20 inches … Read more King Salmon Cook Inlet Restrictions Announced

Brucella Bacteria Detected In Mulchatna Caribou Herd

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Dillingham) – Caribou and reindeer, especially in northern Alaska, are known to be infected with a bacteria, Brucella suis biovar 4, that causes a disease known as rangiferine brucellosis. These bacteria are mainly spread amongst caribou from contact with birthing fluids during calving. … Read more Brucella Bacteria Detected In Mulchatna Caribou Herd

Board Of Fisheries Taking Proposals About 2021-22 Fishing Regulations Until May 10

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Alaska Board of FisheriesTHE ALASKA BOARD OF FISHERIES CALLS FOR PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE SUBSISTENCE, PERSONAL USE, SPORT, GUIDED SPORT, AND COMMERCIAL FISHING REGULATIONS FOR THE BRISTOL BAY FINFISH, ARCTIC, YUKON, KUSKOKWIM FINFISH, ALASKA PENINSULA, BERING SEA, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS AND CHIGNIK FINFISH AREAS, and STATEWIDE FINFISH … Read more Board Of Fisheries Taking Proposals About 2021-22 Fishing Regulations Until May 10

Alaska Project Doc To Be Live Streamed Feb. 5 During Badlands Film Festival

In October, we featured a memorable Yukon River fishing and hunting trip among several outdoor writers and filmmakers as part of a documentary titled Alaska Project. The full film will be shown virtually as part of the Badlands Film Festival on Feb. 5. There will be more information released as the event gets closer. Here’s … Read more Alaska Project Doc To Be Live Streamed Feb. 5 During Badlands Film Festival