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Kenai River late-run kings looking better than recent lows

...will be a boon for the commercial fleet, as ADFG will have to control over escapement by allowing more harvest. The Kasilof River has already reached 315,000 toward its sockeye escapement, near the upper limits of its 160,000 to 390,000 escapement...
Search ends for kayaker missing in Cook Inlet

...outing.The Peninsula Clarion reported 38-year-old Leif Osmar on Tuesday paddled into Cook Inlet from near the Kasilof River.Family members told Alaska State Troopers they found his truck Tuesday afternoon on the beach near the family's...
Kasilof River proposal draws scorn, praise a meeting on the Kenai Peninsula hosted by the state Department of Natural Resources on its proposal for a lower Kasilof River special use area and possible user fees. State officials are responding to pressures brought by more people using...
Historic cabin moved for study, protection

...The Watchman's Cabin on the northern side of the Kasilof River's mouth has seen a lot of residents and visitors in...second cannery in Alaska was built at the mouth of the Kasilof River, forever changing the cultural landscape of Cook Inlet...
Subsistence Board approves fish wheel fishery for Ninilchik making an appearance on the Kasilof River to serve the subsistence needs...approved a fish wheel only in the Kasilof River and for a limited period of putting a fish wheel in the Kasilof River, particularly in the federal...
State managers close fishing for early run Kenai River kings

...early run kings.The measures are similar to those taken in 2014.Anglers will have opportunities to fish for early Kasilof River king salmon. Begich says the Kasilof will be open for catching naturally produced or hatchery fish on Saturdays during...
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...forecast. The run should be primarily composed of four- and five-year-old sockeye, according to the report.On the Kasilof River, more nearly 1.1 million sockeye are forecasted to return which is about a 12 percent increase from the 20-year...
Wildfires grow in southcentral Alaska

...Cabin on the lake, a historic structure built in the 1940s by two nurses employed by a cannery at the mouth of the Kasilof River, said fire spokeswoman Michelle Weston.Firefighters turned most of their attention to the northwest corner of the...
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...families are ready to leave. All of them are packed, some said they would consider taking a canoe and paddling down the Kasilof River if the fire got too close, she said."It seems like the fire is coming toward the middle of the road, two miles...
Forecast calls for strong Cook Inlet sockeye run

...1.35 million. That's more than the escapement goal range between 1 million and 1.2 million sockeyes.On the Kasilof River, a run of 1.06 million fish is forecast for next year. That would be less than the 1.08 million fish seen this...


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