The following is courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing incidental take regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) for the incidental harassment of polar bears and Pacific walruses that may result from oil and gas industry activities on the North Slope of Alaska and adjacent waters. The proposal does not include lands … Read more Feds Propose New Regulations For Polar Bear, Pacific Walrus Incidental Take
The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: Palmer’s Rick Fleming moved into the derby lead with this 128.9-pounder. (VALDEZ FISH DERBIES) With a 116-plus-pound fish on the board, local Valdez angler Tim Ellis is in second. (VALDEZ FISH DERBIES) VALDEZ, Alaska – Rick Fleming of Palmer went halibut fishing for the first time in … Read more Alaksans Top The Valdez Halibut Derby Leaderboard
The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Online Fishing Forum: Beach Fishing for Halibut on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula (Statewide) – Do you want to get some halibut in your freezer this summer, but don’t have a boat to go out in? If so, this presentation might be the perfect one for … Read more ADFG Hosting Online Forum On Kenai Beach Halibut Fishing
Some of Alaska’s, if not the world’s, best bear viewing opportunities are in McNeil River State Game Sanctuary. Drawing a permit to be a part of the scene can be difficult with such a high demand for it, so there’s a great chance to win one. Here’s more from the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska: … Read more Raffle Tickets Available To Score McNeil River Bear Viewing Opportunity
The following is courtesy of Valdez Fish Derbies: VALDEZ, Alaska – The Valdez Halibut Derby kicked off Saturday, May 22nd with anglers excited to get their lines in the water. Dixie Jennings of Fairbanks holds 1st place weekly and overall with the very first fish weighed for the 2021 season, a 97.8 pound halibut caught May 22nd aboard the LIAHO. Holding … Read more Valdez Halibut Derby Is Underway!
FACEBOOK SCREEN SHOT FROM TREVOR SCHNEIDER . Consider these Idaho hunters who had to take down a charging bear they were hunting (and had hit) along the Alaska Peninsula, though a jammed gun put hunter Trevor Schneider, who documented the story on his Facebook page, and his sister. And here’s more from the Spokesman-Review in … Read more Hunters Have Anxious Moments Before Stopping Charging Wounded Bear On Alaska Hunt
Bear attacks are a part of life in the outdoors-centric Last Frontier. So it went for one man who survived a scary mauling by a brown bear. Here’s more from The Associated Press: Allen Minish was alone and surveying land for a real estate agent in a wooded, remote part of Alaska, putting some numbers … Read more Alaska Man Survives Harrowing Bear Attack
The following press release is courtesy of Salmon Beyond Borders, Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission, Rivers Without Borders, and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust: JUNEAU, AK – At their first joint public meeting today, Alaska’s Dunleavy Administration and the Province of British Columbia (B.C.) attempted to reassure the public they are working to protect people, imperiled salmon, … Read more Alaska, B.C., Tribal Interests Come Together To Seek Mining Protection For Southeast Rivers