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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!

Deep Fried Pike

Alaskans understand how devastating invasive species can be to natural flora and fauna. Northern pike are an invasive species to Southcentral Alaska waters. Here is a tasty way to do our part in removing this species from local waters.

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!!

KRSA Announces New Executive Director

Soldotna, AK –The Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Shannon Martin has been selected to serve as the Executive Director of KRSA. As Executive Director, Shannon will be responsible for achieving the organization’s mission as well as management of KRSA’s operations, public relations, and fundraising. Shannon has served […]

KRSA Supports ADF&G’s Emergency Orders for the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers

Soldotna, AK – On January 26, 2022 the Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued several emergency orders implementing restrictions to the king salmon fishing regulations for both the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers in an effort to conserve the Kenai River king salmon which have faced low returns over numerous years. ADF&G’s preseason outlook for […]

What Does the Kenai River Mean to You?

Hear what the Kenai River means to board member Dick Erkeneff.

KRSA Announces Passing of Board Member

It is with great sadness that Kenai River Sportfishing Association announces the passing of board member Derek Leichliter in a plane crash on November 7th in Kodiak, Alaska. Derek had a passion for life that was palpable, and any person, young or old, who met him had an immediate friend. One of Derek’s favorite pastimes […]

KRSA Board wishes Executive Director well in his new endeavors, search underway for new director

October 22, 2021 Soldotna, AK Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) Executive Director Ben Mohr has informed the KRSA Board of Directors of his intent to resign effective January 1, 2022 to pursue other professional opportunities in Alaska. “During his tenure, Ben oversaw KRSA’s efforts to establish historic protection measures for Kenai River king salmon, and […]