The great Deception Creek weir debate appears to have reached a resolution by consensus. A meeting was held last week in Willow where all the interested parties and a few observers discussed the issues, probable causes of these problems, and how best to resolve things which satisfied everyon…

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Some king salmon have been getting caught at Eklutna Tailrace and in the side channel of the Knik River below the Tailrace. Fish and wildlife protection has now posted markers near t…

Thursday, June 06, 2019

The Eklutna Tailrace king salmon fishery is located across the Old Glenn Highway from the Eklutna Power Plant. It is road accessible by taking the Glenn Highway south toward Anchorag…

Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jason Perrego of Alaska Lakes Guide Service mentioned to me on Wednesday that people often do well catching lake trout at Lake Louise this time of year. He will not be fishing Louise…

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Last week, I was lamenting how I was unable to actually do some shooting while attending two different shooting events. This week has been a little better in that I got to shoot at o…

This past week I’ve been fishing several times, but the catching has been much more limited. All of my catching occurred on the two days I fished lakes stocked by the Alaska Departme…

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Since my last week’s column was printed Deshka Landing boat launch has opened to Deshka Landing Outdoor Association Members and Season Passholders. Last time I talked with manager Am…

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Fisheries Biologist Samantha Oslund with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Palmer office told me on Wednesday that the first hatchery trout were scheduled to motor to Mat-Su Val…

Thursday, April 18, 2019