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Salmon and Trout fishing on the Kenai Peninsula

A hearty halibut chowder makes a great meal for a cold winter day. I’ve been using the recipe below for years, and never tire of making or eating it....

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 1:21pm

While growing up near Washington’s Puget Sound, I ate many a Crab Louie. Sometimes called Crab Louis, this fancy salad is usually made with Dungeness crab. Originating on the West Coast in the early 1900s, it’s also known as “King of Salads.” In my family making Crab Louies was usually a do-...

Thu, 12/22/2011 - 1:47pm

Many anglers spend the winter months dreaming and scheming. Dreaming about the ones that got away. Scheming about how they'll change their plan of attack when the snow melts. But between visions of sockeyes, kings and cohos dancing in their heads, some fishermen forget to save up for the little thin...

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 1:04pm

I arrived in Washington too late this year for the king salmon season on the Samish River, but it's just as well....

Fri, 11/04/2011 - 12:24pm

Fishing with your kids — it’s a magic combination, like Kwikfish and a herring wrap, right?

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 12:50pm

While those fishermen who packed their freezers full of sockeye and coho salmon this summer may be saving their catch for a winter-time feast, the same isn’t true for another creature on the Kenai Peninsula. Currently, the Kenai River’s population of rainbow trout are gorging on the remainder of...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 12:47pm

The heat generated by the sight of his powerful frame almost made her forget the icy rain and gusting wind during the ride up the river. However, after an hour of lying on her stomach in an alder thicket, that heat had dissipated.

Fri, 09/23/2011 - 4:09pm

A seal added excitement to the salmon fishing on the Kenai River last week. Once in a while, one would come up with a fish in its mouth. Other than worry about whether the seals would put the fish off the bite, we didn’t fret about them. We’d never had a seal try to take a fish from us, not in the Kenai.

Fri, 09/09/2011 - 11:00am

On Aug. 16, my wife and I embarked on what we hoped would be an enjoyable day fishing for silvers on the Kenai River.

Thu, 09/01/2011 - 1:26pm

A slew of changes took effect today for gear restrictions and daily possession limits on the Kenai, Ninilchik and Anchor rivers, as well as Deep Creek and Stariski Creek.

Thu, 09/01/2011 - 1:03pm

In the mid-90s, my future wife Linda and I began one of our many camping and fishing adventures on the Ninilchik River — a virtual paradise with great scenery and at times excellent fishing.

Thu, 08/25/2011 - 12:29pm

Silver salmon and rainbow trout are being caught in good numbers on the Kenai River, and the action figures to remain strong through September and into October.

Thu, 08/25/2011 - 12:26pm

Whether you call them silver or coho salmon, catching them is a whole lot of fun, and a pair of events at either end of the Peninsula should provide plenty of opportunities for anglers of all ages.

Thu, 08/18/2011 - 8:15am

The silver salmon run is picking up on the Kenai after a sluggish beginning, guides and biologists say.

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 12:48pm

The commercial setnet season was closed about a week early this year, with the season ending Sunday. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game cited the "1 percent rule" as the reason behind the closure. The rule states that if the total setnet fleet catch is less than 1 percent of the total season's c...

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 11:00am


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