The following appears in the June issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY LANDON ALBERTSON My first successful caribou hunt was a true Alaskan adventure and was easily my favorite so far. What made it even better was that I got to share the experience with Jen, my wife/adventure partner, and one of my best friends, … Read more They’re Bullish On The Alaska Backcountry
The following is courtesy of the Alaska chapter of Safari Club International: In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, Safari Club International’s Alaska Chapter recently voted to donate 100% of the proceeds from their coveted Nunivak Island Muskox Permit raffle to the Alaska Department of Fish & Game’s Wildlife Conservation program. SCI AK Chapters executive director Louis Cusack … Read more Safari Club Will Donate 100 Percent Of Muskox Permit Raffle Proceeds To Conservation Programs
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Homer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is liberalizing existing sport fishing regulations at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon (Lagoon) and adjacent waters excluding the Homer Boat Harbor by opening this area to snagging beginning 12:00 p.m. (noon) Tuesday, June 30 … Read more With Abundance Of King Salmon, Snagging To Be Allowed At Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon Starting Tuesday
The following press release is courtesy of the Bristol Bay Defense Alliance: DILLINGHAM, AK – New analysis shows that the Pebble’s plan and environmental review does not adequately account for seismic risks at the proposed mine site, leaving the region’s fishery, communities and cultures exposed to significant devastation. A peer-reviewed study by an international team … Read more Did Army Corps EIS Overlook Earthquake Risk For Pebble Project?
The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: VALDEZ, Alaska – “Put the time in. If you’re willing to be patient, most of the time you’ll end up with nice fish,” said Jim Rothenbuhler shortly after catching the 201.2 pound halibut that puts him in the lead in the Valdez Halibut Derby. “Fishing is one of … Read more New Leader (201.2 Pounds) In Valdez Halibut Derby
The following appears in the June issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY BRIAN WATKINS Goat hunting is not for the faint of heart. It takes determination, stamina, focus and endurance. I often hear the saying, “I’m too old to goat hunt,” but I disagree with that assertion. Age knows no limits. That’s apparent in my … Read more Fathers And Sons, Billies And Bucks On Kodiak
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Fairbanks) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is closing the Tanana River drainage to sport fishing for king salmon effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020. All king salmon caught while fishing for other species may not be removed from the … Read more Tanana River King Salmon Fishery Shutting Down
Many Alaskans, including Native groups, have been fighting for possible oil and gas leasing of land near the massive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which features abundant wildlife. The Trump administration’s plans to open up areas of ANWR for leasing were announced on Thurdsday. Here’s CNN with more: The Bureau of Land Management plan announced on … Read more 18.3 Million Acres On North Slope Could Open For Oil Leasing In Feds’ New Plan