Report: Western Arctic Caribou Numbers Holding Steady

Alaska Public Media posted a recent story about the state of the Western Arctic caribou herd. Here’s a little bit about the numbers and the concerns about the future: The most recent count of caribou, about 244,000, showed a slight dip from 2017, close to 259,000. It was a higher amount than 2016. Caribou biologist … Read more Report: Western Arctic Caribou Numbers Holding Steady

Defend Bristol Bay Cites Flaws In Pebble EIS

The following is courtesy of Defend Bristol Bay: Dear Supporter, As you likely know, the Army Corps recently released the Preliminary Final Environmental Impact Statement (PFEIS) for the Pebble Mine. We knew it was inadequate at first glance, but now that we’ve had time to fully review it, inadequate doesn’t describe its flaws. Among many … Read more Defend Bristol Bay Cites Flaws In Pebble EIS

King Salmon Restriction Announcements For Various Regions

The following press releases are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: King Salmon Restrictions in the Cook Inlet Saltwaters (Homer) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and ensuring sport fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is reducing the annual limit of king salmon 20 … Read more King Salmon Restriction Announcements For Various Regions

Donald Trump Jr. Scores Western Alaska Bear Hunting Permit

Donald Trump Jr. receives permit to hunt grizzly bear in Western Alaska: https://t.co/JiXWsQKlZu — Anchorage Daily News (@adndotcom) February 24, 2020 President Donald Trump’s son Don Jr. will soon get the chance to hunt in Alaska. Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News: Donald Trump Jr. was granted the permit to hunt north and east … Read more Donald Trump Jr. Scores Western Alaska Bear Hunting Permit

This Is How We Do It: Tips For River Etiquette

The following appears in the February issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY TONY ENSALACO Has anyone noticed that proper etiquette is disappearing from our lives? It wasn’t that long ago when it was mandatory to use the words “please” and “thank you” when appropriate, and people would always say “excuse me,” or at least ask … Read more This Is How We Do It: Tips For River Etiquette

Alaska Board Of Fisheries To Discuss Pike Regulations

KTUU has some more details on the proposal: The proposal from the department to before the Board of Fish would add the Anchorage Bowl and Knik drainage to the areas where releasing a pike back into the water it came from is prohibited, yet not everyone supports the plan the department is following for pike … Read more Alaska Board Of Fisheries To Discuss Pike Regulations