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Kenai bear protection at center of battle

...on their porches and wreaking havoc in their yards, and while fishermen now nervously eye bears gathered along the Russian River during sockeye runs, hunting brown bears is a different matter, Spraker said."To actually get a bear in your sights...
Salmon filleting draws trout to Russian River

...goes on along the banks of the Russian River is that the "waste" gets the combat zone itself, the Russian River."Bar none it's five-star...fisherman walk the trail into the Russian River falls and then fish the three-mile...
Anchorage mauling survivor, journalist pen book

KENAI - It was a hallmark, "blue bird" sunny day typical of the Russian River.Although he had been fishing there many times before, Dan Bigley didn't take his pole with him this time.He was dealing...
Sockeyes run strong, kings weak statewide far.Sport fishermen have had early run restrictions and closures in response to the low king numbers.On the Russian River, the sockeye run started strong in early June, and hit 31,510 fish by June 30, more than the 19,064 that returned...
Statewide salmon harvest tops 2005 record

...River, the count through Aug. 26 was 727 fish, nearly double the 2012 count by the same date.The coho count at the Russian River weir hit 649 fish as of Aug. 27, more than the 169 counted by the same day in 2012, and also more than other recent...
Visitors learn on hike to remote site

...At the highest point on the Russian River rests a rustic cabin near an's trap.The early run Russian River fish swim 77 miles up the Kenai...journey at Goat Creek, or Upper Russian River."That's primarily where those...
In the Stacks: New fiction

...Augie Boyer decides he needs a vacation, he leaves the snows of Minnesota for the milder climate of California's Russian River, a place where marijuana is easy to find, religion is brutal, and Augie's good friend Bobby is celebrating the...
My Turn: Trapping questions

...a weird carte-blanche with no penalties and just suggestions? What if fishing regulations "suggested" when the Russian River Sanctuary is closed and "encouraged" everyone to be responsible by not surpassing their limits?The protesting public...
Alaska Digest

...Biologists identified the bear by a tag the department placed in its ear after its mother was illegally shot near the Russian River in 2003. The female and her two brothers were orphaned. More than $70 million going to Ketchikan Shipyard over 5...
Fishing heats up on the Russian River

...The "sanctuary" area of the Russian River was opened up to sockeye salmon...markers just downstream of the Russian River ferry crossing upstream to markers...waters around the island near the Russian River mouth - as well as the lower 100...


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