A Boy And His ‘Bou: Father-Sons Hunting Trip Is Nostalgic For Dad

Happy Father’s Day weekend! Here’s a story that’s in our June issue about a memorable father-sons caribou adventure: STORY AND PHOTOS BY LANDON ALBERTSON I remember my first hunt like it was yesterday. It was a cold October morning in southern Oregon and we were chasing mule deer with my dad. Even now, I can … Read more A Boy And His ‘Bou: Father-Sons Hunting Trip Is Nostalgic For Dad

Lawsuit Against EPA Can Move Forward Over Removal Of Bristol Bay Protections

Here’s some reaction, starting with Trout Unlimited: ANCHORAGE, Alaska—In a ruling published today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Trout Unlimited’s lawsuit could move forward in challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 decision to withdraw proposed protections for the Bristol Bay watershed. The decision puts an important process back on track for securing immediate safeguards for the region and gets Bristol Bay one step closer to a locally driven, durable solution that ensures the proposed Pebble mine doesn’t resurface again in the future.   The court found that the EPA needs … Read more Lawsuit Against EPA Can Move Forward Over Removal Of Bristol Bay Protections

King Salmon Harvest Opening On Deshka River

From the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – The Deshka River king salmon escapement goal is projected to be achieved for the 2021 fishing season and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is opening the Deshka River to harvest opportunity effective 6:00 a.m. Friday, June 18 through 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, … Read more King Salmon Harvest Opening On Deshka River

No Bait To Start For Kenai River King Salmon Season

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – To protect returning king salmon and ensure fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing regulation restriction on the Kenai River late-run king salmon fishery effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 1 … Read more No Bait To Start For Kenai River King Salmon Season

Single Artificial Lures Only For Kasilof River Late-Run King Fishing

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: \(Soldotna) – In favor of protecting returning king salmon and ensure fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is prohibiting bait and multiple hooks in the Kasilof River drainage effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 1 through 11:59 p.m. … Read more Single Artificial Lures Only For Kasilof River Late-Run King Fishing

Resurrection Bay Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is liberalizing existing sport fishing regulations by increasing the sockeye salmon bag and possession limits to 12 fish per day in the Resurrection River and adjacent salt waters of Resurrection Bay. These regulatory changes … Read more Resurrection Bay Sockeye Salmon Bag Limit Increased

Kasilof River Restricted To Hatchery-Only Fishing For Early-Run Kings

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Soldotna) – To protect returning king salmon and ensure fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is implementing the following sport fishing regulation restriction for early-run king salmon in the Kasilof River drainage effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday, June … Read more Kasilof River Restricted To Hatchery-Only Fishing For Early-Run Kings