Kids Don’t Float

Spending time on the water with kiddos this summer? While everyone should wear a life jacket, children under 13 are required to by law. If you don’t have one, the Kids Don’t Float program has loaner jackets available at most public access points. The Office of Boating Safety offers a variety of educational materials as […]

Salmon Pho Recipe

Alaskans are always on the lookout for new ways to prepare salmon. How about some Salmon Pho? Pho sho!

Kenai River Spring Clean Up

Keep an eye out for kids along the Kenai River on May 12th and 13th–that’s our Annual Kid’s Kenai River Spring Clean Up! Last year’s event cleaned up more than 1,860 pounds of trash from along the river; in the first 7 years, kids have cleaned up over 17,500 pounds of trash that littered the […]

Sportfishing’s Impact on a Local Business

We recently spoke with Doug Hogue, owner of Kenai River Brewing Company about the impact sport fishing has on his business. KRB, as it’s known locally, has been a long-time supporter of local non profits including KRSA. Thank you for speaking with us and sharing how KRB is impacted by the sport fishing industry!!

LED Lights Might Reduce Chinook Salmon Bycatch

Did you know there is research that shows potential ways to reduce Chinook Salmon bycatch? “Data show that Chinook salmon are much more likely to exit the nets where lights are placed—86 percent of escaped salmon used the well-lit, LED-framed openings. While further research is underway, the data suggest the LEDs can increase the salmon’s […]

Summary Statement Regarding ADF&G’s King Salmon January 2022 EO’s for Kenai River King Salmon

Education Moment: Releasing a Kenai King

Winter is the perfect time to refresh or gain fishing knowledge. Hear from two professional Kenai River guides on the appropriate way and supplies needed to ethically release a King salmon. Video created in conjunction with Fish Alaska and Fish for the Future.

Women in Fly Fishing

More women are fly fishing than ever before. Listen to Cecelia “Pudge” Kleinkauf‘s experience in learning and loving the art of fly fishing and the impact it had on her life.

Sampling Salmon in the Kenai River

Ever wonder how ADF&G samples salmon in the Kenai River? Hear directly from one of their fish and wildlife technicians and see the process which includes scale collection and axillary process removal for age analysis and genetic profile creation.

Ice Fishing Safety Tips

It’s getting colder day by day, and special caution must be taken when ice fishing. ADF&G has created a comprehensive informational sheet regarding safety as well as tips for success in ice fishing including tackle suggestions and best drilling patterns to find the fish. Winter fishing is great way to experience the outdoors, but remember to […]