Current News and tips for the current month, starting with January 2006
April 2006 Lynn Canal shrimping closed through June 30.  Great Alaska Sportsmans Show. Red salmon bag limits reduced in Iliamna area
March 2006 Winter fly tying. Southeast Alaska spring 2006 king regulations set.  Fishing regulation changes for SE Alaska posted.  Bears: Play dead or fight back?
February 2006 Attractor colors and fish. Becoming an OutdoorsWoman spring 2006. Alaska fish stocking plan complete. Alaska State Parks raises cabin rental fees. Russian River sow shooter gets jail time.
December 2005 A fly fisher's winter.  Halibut quotas nixed for charter fleet.
November 2005 Holiday gift giving ideas for anglers. Becoming an OutdoorsWoman this winter. New fishing books.
October 2005 Care of waders. Electric fences as bear deterrents.  New hatcheries.
September 2005 Care and storage of rods, reels and line. Alaska Outdoor Council voices concern over halibut limits proposed for charters. Strange fish in Kodiak.
August 2005 New fish hatcheries coming for Alaska, Mat-Su sockeye record low escapement, brown bear with cubs dies along the Russian River in a popular fishing area
July 2005 ADFG's new online visit planner, creates new information designed to help anglers target illegally introduced south-central Alaska pike, many in-season regulation changes.
June 2005 Becoming an OutdoorsWoman scheduled, Governor designates June as fishing month, new day use fishing at Eklutna tailrace, many in-season regulation changes.
May 2005 We have a new service to let you know about new books and other useful information products about Alaska outdoors.  ADFG is listing errors in the Sport Fish regulations booklet. Several news releases and emergency orders modifying the regulations.
April 2005 Chris Batin releases a new DVD of underwater secrets of catching halibut, rockfish and lingcod.  The forum search function has been enhanced.