Outdoors

In 2012, I received a grant from the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area to develop an interpretive program for the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. My team and I interviewed relatives of Tribal Elder Herman Lindgren, who had helped his uncle, Eli Darien, build a trapping cabin in 1937 on the north bank of the Kenai River three miles downstream from Skilak Lake.

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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Fishing report: All eyes on the Kenai as sockeye numbers build, king fishing steady

Angling eyes are on the Kenai River this week as sockeye numbers are building and king salmon fishing remains steady.

Alaska Department of Fish and... Read more