Outdoors

It doesn’t take too many warm sunny days, coupled with almost three additional hours of daylight gained over the last month, for Spring Fever to arrive. You go into stores and they have gardening materials out and, just to heighten your desire to get more stuff and do something with it, this year’s Kenai Peninsula Sport, Rec &Trade Show is coming up in a week. In preparation for the busy season that is fast approaching, here are some tips for preparing you and your gear for outdoor activities.

This Week’s Circular

 

Fishing

Seeking silvers? Beat the heat

They’re active, acrobatic, prone to chasing bait and, unfortunately susceptible to the hot climate.

Silver salmon fishing, normally picking up this time of year, has... Read more

Silvers warming, Dolly Varden red hot

Coho salmon fishing on the Kenai River is slow going, but steadily improving.

Water levels are below average for this time of year and that... Read more

An Outdoor View: On filling the freezer

Author’s note: This column first appeared in the Clarion on July 25, 2014. With sockeye salmon now plentiful hereabouts, it bears repeating. — LP

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