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On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...and sea lions follow their prey up-river. It was quite a sight to watch a big bull sea lion humping hastily over the sand bars to reach deeper river waters and the up-running spawners.Birds come to the spawning run in droves. White clouds of...
Territorial Sportsmen and the Alaska Outdoor Council thanks Alaskan donors

...Mercantile, RH Development, Rie Munoz Gallery, Rodfather's Broiler, Ron's Apothecary Shoppe, Salon 907, Roger Sams, Sand Bar & Grill, Charles Schultz, DDS, Sentinel Coffee, Thyes Shaub, Shoefly Alaska, Skyline Sales & Service, SOLCO-Doug...
On the Fly: Be prepared to rip some lips this spring

...natal systems. This period is also when sand lance, a small baitfish, spawn by the thousands in sandy estuaries or sand bars situated along river mouths. Such massive congregations of spawning sand lances attract schools of large dolly varden...
Blowing the Whistle with the Lead Official

...the best challenges for us to make decisions. Because you cannot just focus on referring the defense. We have to focus on both players.Your favorite food at GM?Halibut & Chips at the Sand Bar.Final thoughts?See you all next weekend!
On the Trails: Early October

...ravens gorging themselves on stranded salmon carcasses in a slough beside the main river. Farther upstream, a broad sand bar had hosted a wolf party that apparently involved some dancing. One of the cavorting group had left enormous tracks in...
On the Trails: Beach watching

...crows, all head-down, busily poking about in a distant sand bar. The eagle then flew over to a mudflat and grabbed a very...After pulling off a few bits, the eagle hobbled over to a sand bar with the fish held in one foot. There it stood proudly...
My turn: Taku River too important to risk with hoverbarge and the fish eggs comes not from the hoverbarge but from the "amphitrac" that will be towing the barge across the sand bars and shallow water. The barge may be hovering on a cushion of air while the amphitac is busy tearing up the river bed...
State Briefs

...dawns a high fire-danger day. If a person cannot resist, fire officials recommend using fireworks in gravel pits or on sand bars along rivers. Fireworks are prohibited within Fairbanks city limits but are allowed within North Pole as long as they're...
Outsiders: Ray Imel

...we followed the boat to try to get it to shore, but didn't know where he was. So we waited most of the night on a sand bar to see if he would show up. After a six hours, we thought, 'oh, he's lost,' so we paddled out of the canyon in...
Talk who?The river that runs past us

...adrenaline trip. Rafting was just a way to move through a wilderness area and explore it." At night the rafters camped on sand bars. Each morning they would wake to find paw prints around their camp, evidence of the wolves, moose, bear and beaver...


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