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

Break The Winter Ice To Fish Alaska Refuges

  The following appears in the February issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY MARTHA NUDEL  Alaska’s national wildlife refuges are open year-round to winter-based recreation, including fishing. Safely accessing and enjoying Alaska’s wildlife refuges in winter takes careful planning. The National Wildlife Refuge System (fws.gov/refuges) is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and … Read more Break The Winter Ice To Fish Alaska Refuges

Alaska Longline Fisherman’e Association Gets Grant To Improve Fisheries’ Technology

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association:  The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) has been awarded a major grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to improve at-sea monitoring of Alaska’s longline fisheries through the use of electronic monitoring technologies. At-sea electronic monitoring (EM) technology uses video cameras … Read more Alaska Longline Fisherman’e Association Gets Grant To Improve Fisheries’ Technology