Tongass National Forest summer youth fishing events The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses, and local volunteers will sponsor youth fishing events throughout Southeast Alaska this summer designed to encourage children to learn to fish or practice their skills. No experience is needed to participate. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should bring proper footwear and clothing.Here's a look at what's happening.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will spend the first four days of its weeklong meeting in Sitka beginning Wednesday deciding on a series of deep cuts in the halibut bycatch allocation for the Bering Sea groundfish bottom-trawl fleet, but it may do so without a majority of the votes on the final decision coming from the Alaska delegation.
As hatchery-raised king salmon return to Gastineau Channel, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is raising its catch limit for the prized fish. Starting Monday, fishermen can take up to four king salmon per day in a special harvest area.
King Salmon Fishing Report for the Juneau Area Fishing for king salmon in the Juneau area in recent weeks has been better than previous years for both marine boat and shore based anglers.
Here in Juneau, people talk about floating the Tatshenshini and Alsek rivers, but they don't talk about floating the Stikine, and I can't really figure out why.
A black bear collided with a motorcyclist on Glacier Highway Thursday morning, a crash that police said sent the man to the hospital, killed the bear and orphaned the sow's cubs.
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FAIRBANKS - A barge carrying 12 wood bison is making a four-day trip down the Tanana and Yukon rivers to reunite the animals with a herd transplanted earlier this spring near Shageluk.
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FAIRBANKS - A barge carrying 16 wood bison is making a four-day trip down the Tanana and Yukon rivers to reunite the animals with a herd transplanted earlier this spring near Shageluk.
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