Fishing Report: North Kenai Peninsula Management Area

June 20, 2016 Week of June 20 to June 26 PRESS RELEASE: Emergency Orders and regulation reminders Emergency Orders are in effect for the following areas: In the Kenai River: Beginning Saturday June 18, this emergency order allows the harvest of king salmon from its mouth upstream to ADF&G regulatory markers located approximately 300 yards […]

Homer Area Fishing Report

Homer Area Week of June 13 to June 19 Issued June 15, 2016 Regulation Reminders and Emergency Orders Regulation Reminders Snagging is not allowed in Kachemak Bay east of a line from Anchor Point to Point Pogibshi until June 24 It’s a good idea to consult the sport fishing regulation booklet before starting your fishing […]

Fishing Report

North Kenai Peninsula Management Area Week of June 13 to June 19 Issued June 14, 2016 Emergency Orders and regulation reminders Emergency Orders are in effect for the following areas: In the Kenai River: This emergency order prohibits the retention of king salmon while sport fishing in the Kenai River from its mouth upstream to […]

Trail Conditions Report Kachemak Bay State Park

June 10, 2016: Overall Conditions: Snow level is at 1000 ft. and above. Trail locations obscured in alpine areas. Majority of trails are/will be very brushy. When in doubt, look for chainsaw cuts on trees and logs. Advisory: Trails in KBSP are rough, with steep grades in places, and in some cases only marked routes. […]

It’s all about the fish …

Kenai open to catch-and-release kings Sport fishing for king salmon in the Kenai River from its mouth, to an ADF&G regulatory marker at the outlet of Skilak Lake, will remain open for catch and release through June 30. Anglers cannot retain king salmon of any size, and can fish for king salmon using only one, […]

Trail Conditions – June 1

Overall Conditions: Snow level is at 1,200 feet and above. Trail locations may be obscured in alpine areas, and the majority of trails are/will be very brushy. When in doubt, look for chainsaw cuts on trees and logs.
Advisory: Trails in KBSP are rough, with steep grades in places, and in some cases only marked routes. You are advised to add 1/3 to your average hiking time.

Anchor River opens for king salmon fishing

Everyone is excited to hit the waters once fishing season gets underway, but it’s always a good idea to consult the sport fishing regulation booklet before casting your line. The booklet can be found at fishing equipment retail outlets or at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office on 3298 Douglas Place in Homer. […]

Some Kachemak State Park trails open, many still need clearing

Overall Conditions: Snow is at 1,300 ft. and above. Trail locations obscured in alpine areas. Trails in Kachemak Bay State Park is accessible by boat or water tax. Trails are rough, with steep grades in places, and in some cases only marked routes. It is advisable to add 1/3 to your average hiking time. Grewingk […]

Training Children – Focus on Fitness

The key to your child’s physical health is striking a balance between participation and prevention. Many children participate in sports and are not equipped physically for the rigors of daily participation. Some of these situations are made more difficult by pairing athletes based on their chronological age — in years — rather than their biological age; (actual size and stage of development.)

Strength and conditioning

Strength and conditioning for endurance events are possibly the most misunderstood concepts I address here in Homer. There are more triathletes, marathoners and “ultra” athletes here than I have encountered anywhere. The chore and discipline of spending enough hours training on a bike, on the road and in the pool is difficult — to say […]

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