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2010 Southcentral Sport Fishing Regulations

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									     Kenai PeninSula freSh waterS •                                                                                                               includes anchor river, Kasilof river, deep creek, ninilchik
                                                                                                                                                  river, Bishop creek, swanson river, & Resurrection Creek
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                                  River                                                                                                                                       October 1–March 31 are not included in the limit.
                                                                                 Gore Point
                                                                                                                                                                             There is an annual limit of 2 rainbow/steelhead trout 20” or longer taken from
                                                                                                                                                                              Kenai Peninsula fresh waters.
                                                                                                                                                                             See page 15 for complete information and special regulations for northern pike.

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      K Enai p EninsUla F rEsh W atEr E xcEptions                (if an individual                         Kasilof River (excluding Crooked Creek, Coal Creek, and Tustumena
      drainage or species is not listed below, then the general seasons and limits                         Lake and its tributaries) cont’d...
      shown on page 41 apply):                                                                             From the Sterling Highway Bridge upstream to ADF&G markers located at the
                                                                                                           outlet of Tustumena Lake:
     Fresh waters north of the Kenai River:
                                                                                                            • Sport fishing from a boat is not allowed August 1–August 15.
     Bishop Creek drainage, including Daniels Creek                                                         • September 16–December 31, only unbaited, artificial lures allowed.
      • The Bishop Creek drainage is closed year-round to all salmon fishing.                                OpEN SEASON AND BAG lImITS:
      • Closed to all fishing April 15–June 14.                                                              King salmon 20” or longer:         January 1–June 30, 2 per day/2 in possession, only 1 may
      • In all flowing waters, only unbaited, artificial lures may be used September 16–December 31.         Annual limit applies; see page 15. be a wild king salmon recognized by the presence of the
                                                                                                                                                adipose fin (fish with an adipose fin may be kept only on
     Swanson River drainage—flowing waters                                                                                                      Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays)
      •   All flowing waters are closed to all fishing April 15–June 14.                                      less than 20”:                    January 1–June 30, 10 per day/10 in possession
      •   Daily limit for rainbow/steelhead trout is 5 per day/5 in possession (only one 20” or longer).
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      •   Bait is allowed year-round in the Swanson River drainage.                                                            I nl                                                                                                                   Kasilof River State
      •   Sucker Creek is closed year-round to all salmon fishing.                                                         k                                                                                                                          Recreation Site
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      • No person may possess a king salmon that is filleted or disfigured to prevent adipose finclip
        recognition, until the fish has been permanently offloaded from a boat or removed from the
        riverbank fishing site where the fish was hooked and taken from the water.

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      • From ADF&G markers at the mouth of Crooked Creek downstream to ADF&G markers near                                                                                                      #        (see inset above)
                                                                                                                                     Rilinda Rd.
        the cutbank, fishing from an anchored boat is prohibited January 1–June 30.                                                                                                                !
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      • “Anchoring” means using an anchor or any device other than oars or paddles to slow or stop                                                                                                                              !
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        a boat’s downstream drift.                                                                                                                                                             Johnson Lake                             P RM 12
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      • September 1–May 15, only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed.                                                                                                                                                        Upper Kasilof River
                                                                                                                                   Johnson Lake                                                                                                State Recreation Area
      • January 1–June 30: No person may possess a king salmon that is filleted or disfigured to                                   State Recreation Area




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        prevent measurement until the fish has been permanently offloaded from a boat or removed
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                                                                                                                           Closed to all fishing Jan. 1 - July 31                                                                                                   !


          Rainbow/steelhead trout:           NO RETENTION AllOWED YEAR-ROUND. Rainbow/                                     Closed to king salmon fishing July 1 - Dec. 31
                                             steelhead trout may not be removed from the water.                            Catch-and-release for rainbow/steelhead trout;
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                                                                                                                           rainbow/steelhead trout may not be removed from water
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     Crooked Creek and Coal Creek
      • In all flowing waters, only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed September 1–
        December 31.                                                                                                                             North Fork Anchor River
      • Open season is August 1–December 31.
      • NO RETENTION of rainbow/steelhead trout is allowed year-round.                                                   !    Anchor Point
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      • Daily limits for other species are shown under General Seasons and Limits on page 41.
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      • The entire Anchor River drainage is closed to all fishing January 1–May 21.
      • In all flowing waters, only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed September 1–           Closed to salmon fishing. Open for other fish Aug. 1–Dec. 31.
        December 31.                                                                                            Open for king salmon and other fish May 22–24, May 26, May 29–31, June 2,
      • After taking a king salmon 20” or longer from the Anchor River, a person may not fish for any           June 5–7, June 9, June 12–14, June 16, June 19–21, and June 23.
        species of fish in either the Anchor River or Deep Creek on that same day.                              Open for fish other than king salmon July 1–Dec. 31.
      • RETENTION OF RAINBOW/STEElhEAD TROUT IS NOT AllOWED YEAR-ROUND.                                     #   Anchor River Sonar/Weir: closed to fishing within 300 ft.
        Rainbow/steelhead trout may not be removed from the water.                                         Rainbow/steelhead trout may not be retained, possessed, or removed from the water.

     From its mouth upstream to the confluence of the North and South forks:
       OpEN SEASON AND BAG lImITS IN 2010:                                                               Deep Creek drainage                                                                      !          Homer
                                                                                                          • The entire Deep Creek drainage is closed to all fishing January 1–May 28.
       king salmon               May 22–24, May 26, May 29–31, June 2, June 5–7, June 9,
                                 June 12–14, June 16, June 19–21, and June 23                             • In all flowing waters, only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed September 1–
        20” or longer:           Limits: 1 per day/1 in possession. Annual limit applies; see page 15.      December 31.
        less than 20”:           Limits: 10 per day/10 in possession                                      • No more than 2 (two) king salmon 20” or longer may be taken each year from Deep Creek.
                                                                                                          • After taking a king salmon 20” or longer from Deep Creek, a person may not fish for any spe-
       all other species:        May 22–24, May 26, May 29–31, June 2, June 5–7, June 9,
                                                                                                            cies of fish in either Deep Creek or the Anchor River on that same day.
                                 June 12–14, June 16, June 19–21, June 23, and July 1–Dec. 31
                                 Limits are shown on page 41.                                             • RETENTION OF RAINBOW/STEElhEAD TROUT IS NOT AllOWED YEAR-ROUND.
                                                                                                            Rainbow/steelhead trout may not be removed from the water.
     Upstream from the confluence of the North and South forks:
      • This section is closed year-round to all salmon fishing.                                         From its mouth upstream approximately 2 miles to ADF&G markers:
      • This section is open to fishing for rainbow/steelhead trout August 1–December 31, but              OpEN SEASON AND BAG lImITS IN 2010:
        rainbow/steelhead trout mAY NOT BE retained or removed from the water.
                                                                                                            king salmon                   May 29–31, June 5–7, and June 12–14
      • This section is open to fishing for other species August 1–December 31, following the general       20” or longer:                Limits: 1 per day/1 in possession. Annual limit applies; see p. 15.
        bag limits on page 41.                                                                              less than 20”:                Limits: 10 per day/10 in possession
      • Bridge Creek Reservoir is open to fishing year-round, following bag limits on page 41.
                                                                                                            all other species:            May 29–31, June 5–7, June 12–14, and July 1–Dec. 31
     Stariski Creek drainage                                                                                                              Limits are shown on page 41.
      • From its mouth upstream to the Sterling Hwy. bridge, open season is July 1–December 31.          Upstream from ADF&G markers:
      • Upstream of the Sterling Hwy. bridge, open season is August 1–December 31.                        • This section is closed year-round to all salmon fishing.
      • In all flowing waters, only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed                 • This section is open to fishing for rainbow/steelhead trout August 1–December 31, but rain-
        September 1–December 31.                                                                            bow/steelhead trout mAY NOT BE retained or removed from the water.
      • The entire Stariski Creek drainage is closed year-round to fishing for king salmon.               • This section is open to fishing for other species August 1–December 31, following the general
        Other salmon may be taken only from its mouth upstream to the Sterling Hwy. bridge.                 bag limits on page 41.
      • RETENTION OF RAINBOW/STEElhEAD TROUT IS NOT AllOWED YEAR-ROUND.                                                                                                                         . . . cont’d
        Rainbow/steelhead trout may not be removed from the water.
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      Kenai Peninsula fresh water excePtions (cont’d) . . .
     Ninilchik River drainage                                                                                 KENAI LAKE dRAINAGES
      • The entire Ninilchik River drainage is closed to all fishing January 1–May 28.
      • In all flowing waters, only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed September 1–        GeneRAl SeASonS And limitS: Kenai Lake Drainages
        December 31.                                                                                                                   (exceptions are listed afterward, by area)
      • RETENTION OF RAINBOW/STEElhEAD TROUT IS NOT AllOWED YEAR-ROUND.                                      INClUDING: Kenai Lake and all other lakes of the Kenai Lake drainage, and all flowing
        Rainbow/steelhead trout may not be removed from the water.                                           waters tributary to Kenai Lake (see map below on page 45).
      • In the Ninilchik River, a person may not fillet, mutilate, or otherwise disfigure a king salmon in   • In Kenai Lake, within ¼ mile of all inlet streams, and from the Sterling Hwy. bridge upstream
        such a manner that prevents determination whether the fish is a wild or hatchery fish until the        approximately ¼ mile to ADF&G markers located at the outlet of the lake, only one unbaited,
        person has stopped fishing in the Ninilchik River drainage for the day and has moved more              single-hook, artificial lure is allowed year-round.
        than 100 yards away from the Ninilchik River.                                                        • In all flowing waters of the Kenai Lake and the Kenai River drainage, beads fished ahead of
     From its mouth upstream approximately 2 miles to ADF&G markers:                                           flies, lures, or bare hooks must be fixed within 2” of the hook, or be free to slide on the entire
                                                                                                               length of the line or leader.
       OpEN SEASON AND BAG lImITS IN 2010:
                                                                                                             • In all flowing waters of the Kenai Lake drainage, only one unbaited, single-hook,
        wild and hatchery                                                                                      artificial lure is allowed year-round.
        king salmon                  May 29–31, June 5–7, and June 12–14
         20” or longer:              Limits: 2 per day/2 in possession, only 1 per day and 1 in                Species                                       Open season                            Daily limits
                                     possession may be a wild king salmon, recognized by the                 King salmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                     presence of an adipose fin. Annual limit applies; see page 15.                                                              cLoseD
         less than 20”:              Limits: 10 per day/10 in possession (wild or hatchery)                  Other salmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
        hatchery king salmon         July 1–December 31                                                      Rainbow/steelhead trout:
        20” or longer:               Limits: 2 per day/2 in possession, each must be hatchery                  –in flowing waters . . . . . . . . . . . . June 11–May 1 . . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
                                     king salmon only, recognized by the missing adipose fin and                                                                                      must be less than 16” long
                                     healed fin clip scar. Annual limit applies; see page 15.
                                                                                                               –in unstocked lakes . . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . .2 per day/2 in possession
         less than 20”:              Limits: 10 per day/10 in possession. Wild king salmon of any                                                                                   only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer
                                     size may not be kept or possessed.
                                                                                                               –in stocked lakes (p. 19). . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . .5 per day/5 in possession
        all other species:           May 29–31, June 5–7, June 12–14, and July 1–Dec. 31                                                                                           only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer
                                     Limits are shown on page 41.
                                                                                                             Arctic char/Dolly Varden:
     Upstream from the ADF&G markers:
      • This section is closed year-round to all salmon fishing.                                              –in flowing waters . . . . . . . . . . . . June 11–May 1 . . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
      • This section is open to fishing for rainbow/steelhead trout August 1–December 31, but rain-                                                                                  must be less than 16” long
        bow/steelhead trout mAY NOT BE retained or removed from the water.                                     –in lakes and ponds . . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . .2 per day/2 in possession
      • This section is open to fishing for other species August 1–December 31, following the general                                                                               only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer
        bag limits on page 41.
                                                                                                                                                              . . . . ponds
                                                                                                             Arctic grayling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . lakes. & . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 per day/5 in possession
     English Bay River drainage                                                                              Lake trout:                                    open entire year
      • English Bay River, from its mouth (including the lagoon) upstream to the outlet of Lower              –20” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 per day/2 in possession
        English Bay Lake, is a fly-fishing-only water June 1–July 31.                                         –less than 20” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .flowing .waters. . . . . . .10 per day/10 in possession
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      • English Bay River and all lakes and ponds of English Bay River drainage upstream from the            Other finfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .open.June .11–may .1. . . . . . no bag or possession limit
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        outlet of Lower English Bay Lake are closed year-round to all salmon fishing. 
                                                                                                             E xcEptions for the Kenai Lake Drainages are listed on page 45:
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                                                                                                               Upper Trail Lakes                                         is closed to all fishing May 2–June 30.
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      open seasons                                                                                                                                                    Remainder of drainage:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Open season: June 11–May 1. 



                                             ANNUAl lIMITS • RAINBOW/STEElHEAD TROUT

                                              There is a total annual limit of 2 rainbow/steelhead trout 20” or
                                               longer taken from lakes and ponds of the Kenai River drainage.
                                              These fish must be recorded on the back of your license (see
                                                  page 15).



45                                                                                                                                                    kenai river/
                                                                                                                                                    kenai peninsula
                                                                                                                                 kenai river/
46                                                                                                                             kenai peninsula

     UPPER KENAI RIVER TRIbUTARIES — between SKILAK LAKE and KENAI LAKE
     GeneRAl SeASonS And limitS: Upper Kenai River tributaries
                                    (exceptions are listed afterward, by area)
     DOES NOT INClUDE the Russian River, the mainstem Kenai, or Skilak lake                                                                     Jean                              Cooper
                                                                                                                                                Lake                              Landing
     • In all flowing waters, beads fished ahead of flies, lures, or bare hooks must be fixed within                               Hidden
       2” of the hook, or be free to slide on the entire length of the line or leader.                                              Lake                      Sterling Hwy              !
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     Coho salmon 16” or longer . . . . . July 1–October 31 . . . . . .3 per.combination, .but .only
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     Other salmon less than 16” . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . .10. per. day/10 .in . . . . . . . .
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     Rainbow/steelhead trout:
      –in flowing waters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 per day/1 in possession
                                                                                       must be less than 16” long
                                                       ... .....
      –in lakes and ponds . . . . . . . . . . . . . lakes. & ponds. . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession                  ANNUAl lIMITS • RAINBOW/STEElHEAD TROUT
                                                        open entire                only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer
     Arctic char/Dolly Varden:                              year                                                              There is a total annual limit of 2 rainbow/steelhead trout 20” or longer
                                                                                                                               taken from any lake or pond of Upper Kenai River tributaries.
     –in flowing waters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 per day/1 in possession
                                                                                       must be less than 16” long             These fish must be recorded on the back of your license (see page 15).
     –in lakes and ponds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession
                                                                                  only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer           Cooper Lake
                                                                                                                             • Daily limits for Arctic char/Dolly Varden are 5 per day/5 in possession, only 1 (one)
     Arctic grayling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .flowing waters . . . . . . . 5 per day/5 in possession
                                                         ..........                                                            fish 20” or longer.
                                                             open
     Lake trout:
                                                        June 11–May 1                                                       Hidden Lake drainage
      –20” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession
                                                                                                                            hidden Lake creek:
                                                             
      –less than 20” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 per day/10 in possession           • Closed year-round to all salmon fishing.
     Other finfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .no bag or possession limit       • Open for other species June 11–May 1.
                                                                                                                             • Only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure may be used.
      E xcEptions (if an individual drainage or species is not listed below, then                                           hidden Lake:
                                          the general seasons and limits shown above apply):                                 • Closed year-round to burbot fishing.
                                                                                                                             • Open year-round to fishing for lake trout; daily limit is 1 per day/1 in possession,
     Cooper Creek                                                                                                              regardless of size.
      • Open season is June 11–September 14 and November 1–May 1.
                                                                                                                            Jean Lake Creek
                                                                                                             . . . cont’d    • Closed year-round to all salmon fishing.      
     LOWER KENAI RIVER TRIbUTARIES — COOK INLET upstream to SKILAK LAKE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Swan
     GeneRAl SeASonS And limitS: Lower Kenai River tributaries                                                                                                                                                  Lake
                                    (exceptions are listed afterward, by area)
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       Species                                       Open season                               Daily limits                                                                                                                    HWY
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     Coho salmon 16” or longer . . . . . July 1–October 31 . . . . . .3. per. day/3 .in . . . .but only
                                                                                . . . . . . possession–
                                                                              .in combination, . . . . .                                                                AI                                        R
                                                                             2 per day/2 in possession
                                                                                                                                                    ! Soldotna
                                                                                                                                                                 K    EN                          Lower
     Other salmon 16” or longer . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . . . . may.be coho salmon
                                                                                    ... ...........                                                                            Bridge             Killey
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                                                                                                                                     Slik
     Other salmon less than 16” . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                                                                                    Killey    Lake
                                                                                   10 per day/10 in possession




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     Coho salmon less than 16”. . . . . July 1–October 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in .combination
                                                                                         . ........                                                                                                                  River
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     Salmon in stocked lakes (p. 19) . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                             Ck
     Rainbow/steelhead trout:
                                                                                                                           Moose River drainage
      –in flowing waters . . . . . . . . . . . . . June 11–May 1 . . . . . . 1 per day/1 in possession                     From its confluence with the Kenai River upstream to the upstream edge of the
                                                                                     must be less than 18” long            Sterling Highway bridge:
                                                                                                                           • These waters are fly-fishing-only waters May 15–Aug. 15.
      –in lakes and ponds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession            • These waters are open to fishing following the Lower Kenai River Mainstem General Seasons
                                                                                only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer              and Limits on page 49.
     Arctic char/Dolly Varden:                                                                                             • See page 48 for additional restrictions to these waters.
      –in flowing waters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 per day/1 in possession         Remainder of drainage:
                                                                                        must be less than 18” long          • These waters are closed year-round to fishing for king salmon. These waters are open
                                                                                                                              to fishing for all other species June 11–May 1, following the daily limits for Lower Kenai
      –in lakes and ponds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession              tributaries at left.
                                                       open                      only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer            • Multiple hooks and bait are allowed year-round in these waters.
      –in stocked lakes (p. 19) . . . . . . . . . . . entire . . . . . . . . . . . 5 per day/5 in possession
                                                      .....
                                                       year                  only 1 (one) fish 20” or longer
                                                                                                                           Slikok Creek
                                                                                                                            • Slikok Creek is closed year-round to fishing for king salmon.
     Arctic grayling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 per day/5 in possession        • Slikok Creek is closed to all fishing April 15–August 15.
                                                                                                                            • See page 48 for additional restrictions to these waters.
     Lake trout:
      –20” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession       Soldotna Creek drainage
      –less than 20” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 per day/10 in possession          • Soldotna Creek from its confluence with the Kenai River upstream about 100 ft to ADF&G
                                                                                                                              markers is open to fishing for all species except king salmon June 11–May 1.
     Other finfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .no bag or possession limit      • Upstream from the ADF&G markers, all flowing waters are closed year-round to sport fishing.

      E xcEptions (if an individual drainage or species is not listed below, then                                          Funny River
                                          the general seasons and limits shown above apply):                                • That portion of the Funny River from its mouth upstream to the Funny River Road bridge is
                                                                                                                              closed to all fishing June 11–August 14.
                                                                                                            . . . cont’d    • See page 48 for additional restrictions to these waters. 


47                                                                                                                                     kenai river/
                                                                                                                                     kenai peninsula
48                                                                                                                                                                                                                         kenai river

       THE LOWER KENAI RIVER MAINSTEM and SKILAK LAKE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             See pages 4 and 51 for Gear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in Fly-Fishing-Only Waters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fishing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fishing from a vessel when the anchor is dragging
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     anchor is dragging
                                                                                                                      See page 6 for Alaska State Parks horsepower restrictions and
                                                             Kenai Spu
                                                                      r Rd                                            boating regulations and page 7 for guide boat regulations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  is prohibited. an anchor should fail to to hold
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 is prohibited. IfIf an anchor should fail hold the the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vessel in a fixed position, fishing must immediately
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 vessel in a fixed position, fishing must immediately
                        Kenai                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     stop until the anchor is pulled or reset to again
                                                                                                                                        Seasonal closures to fishing from boats                                                                                 Moose            stop until the anchor is pulled or reset to again hold
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           Seasonal boating restrictions on the lower Kenai River near the                                                                                                                                   sanctuary sign near river mile 47, fishing from an anchored vessel is prohibited. “Anchored
           following tributaries:                                                                                                                                                                            vessel” means using an anchor or any device other than oars, paddles or outboard motor
                                                                                                                                                                                                             to slow or stop a boat’s downstream drift.
     A Slikok Creek: From January 1–July 31, the Kenai River from ADF&G markers about 300
       yd downstream of the mouth of Slikok Creek upstream to ADF&G markers about 100 yd                                                                                                                           Seasonal king salmon and tackle restrictions on the lower Kenai
       upstream from the mouth of Slikok Creek is closed to fishing from boats. See column at                                                                                                                      River near the following tributaries:
       right and page 47 for additional restrictions near Slikok Creek.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     A Slikok Creek: From January 1–July 31, the Kenai River from ADF&G markers about 300
     B Funny River: From January 1–July 31, the Kenai River from ADF&G markers about 1                                                                                                                 yd downstream of the mouth of Slikok Creek upstream to ADF&G markers about 100 yd up-
       mile downstream from the mouth of the Funny River upstream to ADF&G markers about                                                                                                               stream from the mouth of Slikok Creek is a fly-fishing-only water and is closed to fishing for
       200 yd upstream from the mouth of the Funny River is closed to fishing from boats. See                                                                                                          king salmon. See column at left and page 47 for additional restrictions near Slikok Creek.
       column at right and page 47 for additional restrictions near the Funny River.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     B Funny River: From January 1–July 31, the Kenai River from ADF&G markers about 1 mile
     C Lower Killey River: From January 1–July 31, the Kenai River from an ADF&G marker                                                                                                                downstream from the mouth of the Funny River upstream to ADF&G markers about 200 yd
       about ¾ mile downstream of the mouth of the Lower Killey River upstream to an ADF&G                                                                                                             upstream from the mouth of the Funny River is a fly-fishing-only water and is closed to fishing for
       marker about 1 mile upstream from the mouth of the Lower Killey River is closed to fishing                                                                                                      king salmon. See column at left and page 47 for additional restrictions near the Funny River.
       from boats. See column at right for additional restrictions near the Lower Killey River.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     C Lower Killey River: From January 1–July 31, the Kenai River from an ADF&G marker about
     D Centennial Campground: From May 15 to the end of the king salmon season (or July
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ¾ mile downstream of the mouth of the Lower Killey River upstream to an ADF&G marker
       31, whichever is later), the Kenai River from ADF&G markers 250 yd downstream from
                                                                                                                                                                                                       about 1 mile upstream from the mouth of the Lower Killey River is a fly-fishing-only water
       the upper breakwater at the Centennial Campground boat launch upstream to the Sterling
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and is closed to fishing for king salmon. See column at left for boating restrictions.
       Highway bridge in Soldotna is closed to fishing from boats.
     E Morgan’s Hole: From May 15 to the end of the king salmon season (or July 31, whichever                                                                                                                     Drift-only Mondays downstream of Skilak Lake
       is later), the Kenai River from an ADF&G marker about 100 yd downstream from the landing                                                                                                              Downstream from the outlet of Skilak Lake, no one may fish from any motorized vessel on
       at Morgan’s Hole (river mile 31) upstream to an ADF&G marker at the north section line of                                                                                                             Mondays (except Memorial Day) during May, June, and July. For purposes of this regula-
       Section 28, T5N, R9W, Seward Meridian is closed to fishing from boats.                                                                                                                                tion, a motorized vessel is one that has a motor on board. See pages 6 and 7 for additional
     F Moose River: From May 15 to the end of the king salmon season (or July 31, whichever                                                                                                                  boating restrictions on the Kenai River.
       is later), the Kenai River within a 100-yd radius of the mouth of the Moose River is closed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Seasonal fishing closure between Upper Killey River and Skilak
       to fishing from boats. See page 47 for additional restrictions near the Moose River.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lake
     G Skilak Outlet: From August 1–December 31, the Kenai River from the swan sanctuary sign
                                                                                                                                                                                                             That portion of the Kenai River between the Upper Killey River and the outlet of Skilak Lake
       at the outlet of Skilak Lake downstream approximately 3 miles to the corresponding swan
                                                                                            ...cont’d                                                                                                        is closed to all fishing May 2–June 10. 
     THE LOWER KENAI RIVER MAINSTEM and SKILAK LAKE (cont’d) . . .
     G EnEral sEasons and limits : Lower Kenai River mainstem and Skilak Lake
     INClUSIVE WATERS: The mainstem Kenai River from its mouth upstream to                           Species                                     Open season                              Daily limits
     and including Skilak Lake, except within a ½-mile radius of the upper Kenai River
     inlet (see page 50 for upper Kenai River regulations).                                         King salmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20” or longer:
     •   Salmon may be landed only with the aid of a landing net or by hand. No gaffs                –mouth of Kenai River
         are allowed.                                                                                 to Soldotna bridge . . . . . . . . . January 1–June 30 . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
     •   No person, after taking a king salmon 20” or longer from the Kenai River, may, on that                                                                must be less than 46” or 55” or longer
         same day, fish from a boat for any species of fish in the Kenai River downstream from       	Annual limit applies;                     July 1–July 31 . . . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
         Skilak Lake.                                                                                     see page 15.                                                                        20” or longer
     • January 1–July 14: No person may possess a king salmon that is filleted or                    –Soldotna bridge upstream
       disfigured to prevent measurement until the fish has been permanently offloaded                to Skilak Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 1–July 14. . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
       from a boat or removed from the riverbank fishing site where the fish was hooked                                                                       must be less than 46” or 55” or longer
       and taken from the water.                                                                     	Annual limit applies;                    July 15–July 31 . . . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
     • All Kenai River king salmon 55” or longer must be sealed within 3 days of                          see page 15.                                                                        20” or longer
       harvest by ADF&G staff in the Soldotna Office at 43961 Kalifornsky Beach Road;
       Soldotna, Alaska; (907) 262-9368.                                                                                                     ...... .
                                                                                                     –in Skilak lake . . . . . . . . . . . .cLoseD.to. all king salmon
     • After taking a bag limit of coho (silver) salmon from the Kenai River, a person may
       not fish in the Kenai River downstream from the Soldotna Bridge on that same                                                                              ........ . ..........
                                                                                                    Coho salmon 16” or longer . . July 1–November 30 . . . . . . 3 per day/3.in .possession–in
                                                                                                                                                                                  combination, but only 2 per
       day.                                                                                         Sockeye (red) and chum                                                     day/2 in possession may be
     • There are special bank access regulations on the Kenai River. See pages 52 and                                                                                        . . . . salmon through . . . .
                                                                                                    salmon 16” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . coho . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. .31
       53 for complete information. See pages 54 and 55 for public access points on the
       Kenai River.                                                                                 Pink salmon 16” or longer . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . .6 per day/6 in possession
     Kenai River gear restrictions                                                                  Chum, pink, or sockeye
     • In flowing waters, beads fished ahead of flies, lures, or bare hooks must be fixed                                                                                            .. ...... ........
                                                                                                    salmon less than 16” . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . . . .per .day/10 in. possession
                                                                                                                                                                               10
       within 2” of the hook or be free sliding on the entire length of the line or leader.         Coho salmon less than 16” . . July 1–November 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .in .combination
                                                                                                                                                                                       . ........
       See page 15 for additional information.
     • Selected areas near tributary streams have special tackle and king salmon                    King salmon less than 20” . . . . January 1–July 31. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
       regulations that override the gear restrictions below. See page 48 for a complete            Rainbow/steelhead trout:
       listing.                                                                                      –from mouth of Kenai River . . . . .June 11–May 1 . . . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
     • The following gear restrictions apply to the remainder of the flowing waters of the            upstream to Skilak Lake,                                         must be less than 18” long
       mainstem Kenai River outside the tributary stream areas listed on page 48:                     including Skilak Lake
       ○ January 1–June 30: Only one unbaited, single-hook lure is allowed.
                                                                                                    Arctic char/Dolly Varden:
       ○ July 1–July 31: Bait is allowed, but anglers must still use only one single-hook            –from mouth of Kenai River . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . .1 per day/1 in possession
            lure.                                                                                    upstream to Skilak Lake,                                               must be less than 18” long
       ○ August 1–August 31: Bait and multiple hooks are allowed on the Kenai River                   including Skilak Lake
            from its mouth upstream to an ADF&G marker at Skilak Lake.
                                                                                                    Arctic grayling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . .5 per day/5 in possession
       ○ September 1–November 30: Bait and multiple hooks are allowed on the Kenai
            River from its mouth upstream to the Upper Killey River.                                Lake trout:
       ○ September 1–December 31: Only unbaited, single-hook, artificial lures are                   –20” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . .2 per day/2 in possession
            allowed on the Kenai River from the Upper Killey River upstream to an ADF&G              –less than 20” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . .10 per day/10 in possession
            marker at Skilak Lake.                                                                  Other finfish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . entire year . . . . . . . . . . no bag or possession limit
       ○ December 1–December 31: Only unbaited, artificial lures are allowed on the
            Kenai River from its mouth upstream to the Upper Killey River.
     • In Skilak Lake, except within a ½ mile of the upper Kenai River inlet (see page
       50), multiple hooks and bait are allowed year-round.
                                                                              . . . continued   
49                                                                                                                kenai river
50                                                                                                                                                kenai river

     THE UPPER KENAI RIVER MAINSTEM and RUSSIAN RIVER
           Skilak Lake to Kenai Lake (the "upper" Kenai River)                              Unrestricted horsepower
                                                                                                                                    GeneRAl SeASonS And limitS: Upper Kenai River & Russian River
                                                                                         5 mph maximum, no wake area
                                                                                                                                    incLuSive waterS: The mainstem Kenai River, from waters of Skilak Lake within a ½-mile
     ST




                                        Lower           USFS Russian River
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                                                          Campground
                                        Fuller                                                                                      radius of the river inlet upstream to the Sterling Highway bridge at the outlet of Kenai Lake,
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                                                                                                                    RM 82           including the Russian River drainage.
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                                                                                                                                    • Salmon may be landed only with the aid of a landing net or by hand.
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                                                                                                                P
                                                                                          RM 80.7        !
                                                                                     RM 78
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                                                                                                 P
                                                                                                          Cooper
                 Jea                                                                                      Landing                   • In flowing waters, beads fished ahead of flies, lures, or bare hooks must be fixed within 2”
                      nC
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                                                                                     P
                                   RM 70
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                                    P
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                                                 P
                                                     RM 72   RM 74           !
                                                                             P
                                                                             RM 76                                          Kenai     of the hook or be free to slide on the entire length of the line or leader. See page 15.
                                   KENAI RIVER                                                                              Lake    • Only one unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure is allowed year-round. The gap between point




                                                                 River
                                                                                                                     Unrestricted
                                                                                                                     horsepower       and shank must be ⅜” or less.




                                                                                                     Co
                                                              Russian
                                                                                                                                    • After taking a bag limit of coho salmon 16” or longer from the Kenai River, a person may not




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                                                                                                                                      fish in the Kenai River downstream from the Soldotna Bridge on that same day.




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                                                                                                                                    • Only (1) one coho salmon may be taken from the Russian River and Sanctuary Area (see




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                                                                         Russian                                                      page 51).
                           Drift area - no motor use allowed
                                                                          Lake
                                                                                                                                    • See pages 6 and 7 for motorboat restrictions and page 53 for seasonal bank closures.

         Skilak                              Fishing from a vessel when the anchor is dragging                                        Species                                      Open season                                   Daily limits
          Lake                               is prohibited. If an anchor should fail to hold the


                                    ±
                                             vessel in a fixed position, fishing must immedi-                                                                                           ....
                                                                                                                                    King salmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . cLoseD
                                             ately stop until the anchor is pulled or reset to                        Cooper                                                                                 
                                             again hold the vessel in a fixed position.                                Lake                                                                      . per . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                    Coho salmon 16” or longer . . . . .July 1–October 31 . . . . 3 . . . day/3.in .possession–in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    combination, but only 2 per
                                                                                                                                    Sockeye (red) and chum                                                     day/2 in possession may be
                                                                                                                                                                                       ....                  coho . . . . . through . . . .
                                                                                                                                    salmon 16” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .open . . . . . . . . . . . . . .salmon . . . . . . .Aug. .31
     Upper Kenai river BanK protection Zone near the Ferry                                                                          Pink salmon 16” or longer . . . . . . . . . .June.11. . . . . . . . . . . 6 per day/6 in possession
                                                                                                                                                                                  ... .
                                                                                                                                                                                             to
     	          Bank protection zone: During July 1–August 15, the north bank of the Kenai
                 River between markers at river mile 73.5 and 73.6, just downstream of the
                                                                                                                                    Chum, pink, or sockeye                           may 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    . . . . . . . . in . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                                    salmon less than 16” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10. per. day/10 . . possession
                 boat launch at Sportsman’s Landing, is closed to all fishing, except that a                                                                                                                                        in combination
                                                                                                                                    Coho salmon less than 16” . . . . .July 1–October 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                 person can fish in this area from a boat that is located more than 10 ft from
                 shore and not connected to the shore in any way. See page 53.                                                      Rainbow/steelhead trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 per day/1 in possession
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      must be less than 16”
     Upper Kenai river MainsteM and rUssian river Gear restrictions                                                                 Arctic char/Dolly Varden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 per day/1 in possession
                                                                                                                                                                                    open                               must be less than 16”
     	          Unbaited, single-hook, artificial lures only: The maximum gap allowed
                 between point and shank is ⅜”. Single hook means a fish hook with one point,
                                                                                                                                    Arctic grayling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . June.11. . . . . . . . . . . 5 per day/5 in possession
                                                                                                                                                                                            ... .
                                                                                                                                                                                             to
                 with or without a barb.                                                                                            Lake trout:                                              may 1
                                                                                                                                     –20” or longer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 per day/2 in possession
                                                                                                                                     –less than 20” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 per day/10 in possession
                      Upper Kenai river Motor Use restriction
                                                                                                                                    Other finfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .no bag or possession limit
     	          Between markers located at the outlet of Kenai Lake downstream to approxi-
                 mately river mile 80.7, a person may not sport fish from a vessel during motor                                     E xcEptions              for the Kenai/Russian River confluence area and the
                 use or after a motor has been used to propel that vessel on that same day.                                                                   Russian River drainage are listed below on page 51.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . . . cont’d
                                                                                            SANCTUARY AREA:
                                                                                                                                                                                                             remainder of the
                                          • Closed to all fishing                                                                                  Confluence of the Kenai
                                            5/02 - 6/10            A       $                • Closed to all fishing B
                                                                                                                                   $                                                                       russian river drainage
                                          • Open 6/11 - 5/01                                  5/02 - 7/14                                            and Russian Rivers
                                          • Fly-fishing-only 6/11 - 8/20                    • Open 7/15 - 5/01                                                                                             Russian River flowing waters
                                                                                            • Fly-fishing-only 7/15 - 8/20
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (upstream from an ADF&G marker
                                                                                                                 ADF&G                                                                                     about 600 yd downstream of the falls):
                                                                                                                                                        Sterlin
                                                                                             Sportsman's         Markers                                           g Hwy
                                 !
                                         !

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Open season June 11–May 1.
                        !
               !
                                                                                            Landing (Mi 55)

                               g Hwy
     !

                                                                                                                                                                RM 75 !                                     • The Russian River drainage up-
                                                !



                      Sterlin
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                                                                                                 !B
                                                                                                 ^                     !
                                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                     $                                                                                                        stream of an ADF&G marker 600 yd
                                                           !                                                               RM 74         Access
                                                       !       RM 73
                                                                       $
                                                                       A
                                                                                                                 "
                                                                                                                 "                        Trails                     USFS                                     downstream of the falls is closed to
                                                                                            #
                                                                                            I                    "
                                                                                                                                                $
                                                                                                                                                C                    Campground                               all salmon fishing.

                                                                                                                                       Russi
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                                                                                                                                                                              nd
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lake, is September 1–May 1 and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              June 11–July 31.
                                                                                        !
                                                                                                 !           !               !     !     !         !

         Kenai/Russian River confluence area and the Russian River drainage
                                                                                                                                                               !

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Except in fly-fishing-only waters,
                                                                                                                                                                          !




         ExcEptions: with the following exceptions, daily limits are the same as                                                                                                                              only one unbaited, single-hook,
                                                                                                                                                                                   !




         for the Upper Kenai River (page 50)                                                                                                                       • Closed to all fishing
                                                                                                                                                                                         !                    with a gap of ⅜” or less, artificial
                                                                                                                                                                     5/02 - 6/10                              lure is allowed in the Russian River
          A The Kenai River from ADF&G markers placed just downstream of the
                                                                                                                                                                                             $                drainage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  !

                                                                                                                                                                   • Open 6/11 - 5/01 C
                ferry crossing downstream to the power line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . open June 11–May 1                                                         • Fly-fishing-only
                                                                                                                                                                                                       !

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Upstream of the outlet of Lower
                fly-fishing-only season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .June 11–august 20                                                   6/11 - 8/20                              Russian Lake, anglers are allowed
                Sockeye salmon 16” or longer: June 11–August 20
                                                                                           3 per day/3 in possession–                                                                                        2 rainbow/steelhead trout per day/
                                                                                                                                                                                                              2 in possession, only 1 (one) 20”


                                                                                                                                                                                              ±
                Coho salmon 16” or longer: July 1– Oct. 31                                     in combination, but only
                                                                                             2 per day/2 in possession                                                                                        or longer.
                                                                                                   may be coho salmon
          B Sanctuary area:                                                                            through Aug. 31                                                                                      • In flowing waters, daily limits for
                                                                                                                                                                                                              other species are the same as
                Waters upstream from ADF&G markers placed just downstream                                                                                                                                     shown for the Upper Kenai River on
                of the ferry crossing on the Kenai River to ADF&G markers about 300 yd                                                             600 yards below Russian River falls
                                                                                                                                                                                                              page 50.
                upstream of the public boat launch at Sportsman’s Landing (including
                the waters around the upstream end of the island in front of the
                Russian River mouth), and the Russian River from its mouth
                                                                                                                                        Upper and Lower Russian lakes
                upstream about 100 yd to ADF&G markers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . open July 15–May 1                                • Upper and Lower Russian lakes are closed year-round to all salmon fishing.
                fly-fishing-only season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . July 15–august 20                      • Open season for all other species in Upper and Lower Russian lakes is year-round.
                Sockeye salmon 16” or longer: July 15–August 20
                                                                                           3 per day/3 in possession–                   • Daily limit for rainbow/steelhead trout: 2 per day/2 in possession, only 1 (one) 20”
                Coho salmon 16” or longer: July 15–Oct. 31                                     in combination, but only                    or longer.
                                                                                             1 per day/1 in possession                   • Daily limit for Dolly Varden: 2 per day/2 in possession, only 1 (one) 20” or longer.           
                                                                                                   may be coho salmon
          C The Russian River from 100 yd upstream of its mouth
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gear in fLy-fiShinG-onLy waterS
                to an ADF&G marker 600 yd downstream of the falls . . . . . . . open June 11–May 1
                fly-fishing-only season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .June 11–august 20
                                                                                                                                                                • One unweighted, single-hook, unbaited fly with gap between point
                                                                                                                                                            and shank of ⅜” or less is allowed. The fly must weigh less than ¼ oz.
                Sockeye salmon 16” or longer: June 11–August 20                             3 per day/3 in possession–                                                                         Artificial flies are defined on page 5.
                Coho salmon 16” or longer: July 1–Sept. 30                                     in combination, but only
                                                                                             1 per day/1 in possession                                                 • If weights are used, they must be at least 18” ahead of the fly.
                                                                                                   may be coho salmon
                                                                                                                                                         • Beads not attached to the fly are not allowed in fly-fishing-only waters.
51
52                                                                                                                                                                                       kenai river

        seasonal riverbank closures along the kenai river
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Scout Lake Rd
                                                                                                                        RM 12                                                                                                              Mi86!                                                       RM 36
                                               RM 2         Access Rd                  RM 10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              20
                                                                                                                                         The 4
                                                                                                           Honeymoon                    Pillars                                                                                                                                                          Nilnunqa
                                             Warren Ames                                                        Cove




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             continued on map below
                                                    RM 5                                                         5                      6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mi88 !                                           RM 34
                                                                           RM 8                                                                                                                                                       Caymas
                                                                                                                          7
                                                                                                                                        RM 14                                                                         !            Subdivision         RM 32
                                         Kalifornsky Beach Rd                                                                                                                                     Mi90




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                                                                                                       RM 16




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                                                  denotes closed                Poppy                                                                             Soldotna    RM 24                                                                             Fu
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                                                 riverbank areas                                                                            Mi95!                                                                              VE                                          R.
                                                 July 1–Aug. 15                                             RM 19             12                          RM 22                                       17                     RI
                                                                                                                                   RM 20                                     15                               RM 28




                                                                                                                                                                                      KE
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                                                                           Jones Rd                                                                                  14                            Keystone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SouthBank/




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                                                                                                                                    13 !                                                                              Funny River
                                                                                                                                                                   Airport                RM 26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16                                       !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kenai river mile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sterling Highway
                                                                                     Gas Well Rd




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              1                          near cunningham ParK—north                                             7       west BanK—between river miles
                                         bank between river miles 6.6 and                                               14.0 and 14.4                                        12       north BanK—between river miles                       17       near KeysTone drive—north
                                         6.8                                                                                                                                          18.9 and 20.2
                                                                                                                8       near Big eddY road—south bank                                                                                               bank from river mile 27.3
              2                          eagle rocK—south bank                                                          between river miles 14.4 and                         13       n e a r s o l d o t n a V i s i to r ’ s                      (upstream edge of boat ramp at
                                         between river miles 10.7 and 12.0                                              14.6                                                          cenTer—south bank between                                     the end of Keystone drive) to the
              3                          sTaTe-oWned islands—                                                                                                                         river miles 20.9 and 21.0                                     Kenai national Wildlife refuge
                                                                                                                9       sTaTe-oWned islands—
                                         between river miles 11 and 14                                                                                                                                                                              boundary at river mile 28 (near
                                                                                                                        between river miles 17.0 and                         14       near soldoTna airPorT—south
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the powerline).
              4                          The Pillars area—north bank                                                    17.3                                                          bank between river miles 22.7
                                         between river miles 12.4 and 12.6                                                                                                            and 23.5                                             18       near BYrd driVe—south bank from
                                                                                                            10          near Poacher’s cove—west bank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    river mile 31.5 to 32.5
              5                          honeymoon cove area—south bank                                                 between river miles 17.5 and                         15       soUth BanK—between river
                                         between river miles 12.5 and 13.0                                              17.6                                                          miles 23.8 and 24.2                                  19       caYMas sUBdiVision—north bank,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    river mile 31.8 to 32.3
              6                          near falling-in-hole—east bank                                     11          north BanK—between river miles                       16       soUth BanK/FUnnY riVer—
                                         between river miles 13.2 and 13.5                                              18.6 and 18.8                                                 river mile 26.4 to 30.0                                                                         ...continued below
                                                                                 Moose
                                                                                  River
      ...continued from                Mi84                                               Mi82
                                                                                                            Sterling
                                           !                                              !
                                                             !
             map above




                                                   Scout Lake Rd
                                                                         RM 36 !      20           !        !            Mi80
                                                                                                                                     Sterling
                                                                                                                                              !
                                                                                                                                                                 Mi78
                                                                                                                                                                   !
                                                                                                                                                                                            Hwy             Mi76
                                                                                                                                                                                                            !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        riparian HaBitat:
                                                                                                                           !

                                                                             Nilnunqa                                                                                                                                                   To lessen angler impact on riparian
                                                                         !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        habitat (“riparian habitat” means all areas




                                                                                                                                                                 Feuding Ln
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                                                                                                                                      Kenai
                                                                                                                     !
                                                                                                                RM 38
                                       RM 34                                                                                    !           Ke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        within 10 feet in either direction from the
                                                                                                                          RM 40                   ys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kenai River waterline), riverbank clo-
                                                    !



          closures (cont’d):




                                                                                                                                                       Ro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        sures are in effect July 1–August 15. In




                                                                                                                                                            ad
                                                                                                                                         !


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        these areas, fishing is only allowed from
                                                         Rabbit Run Rd


          20        nilnunqa—south bank                                                                                                           RM 42      !

                    between river miles 36.0                                                                                                                                   !
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kenai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a boat located more than 10 feet from
                    and 36.6                                                                                                                                                                 21         Keys                            shore and not connected to the shore in
                                                                                                                                                      Lower
          21        near Kenai Keys—north                                                                                                                                                                                               any way. Fishing from the bank or in the
                                                                                                                                                                                       !
                                                                                                                                                      Killey                  RM 44                     !

                    b a n k b e t w e e n a d f &g                                                                                                    River
                                                                                                                                                                                              RM 46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        water within 10 feet of the Kenai River
                    markers at river mile 44.6
                                                                                                                                                                 Thompson's 22 !                                                        waterline is NOT ALLOWED.
          22        thoMPson’s hole—north                                                                                                                                                                           !
                                                                                                                                                                    Hole
                    bank between river miles                                                                                                                                                    Upper
                    45.8 and 46.3                                                                                                                                                              Killey R.
     ST
      ER




                                                                                                                                  Sterling Highway
          LI




                                                                                                                            !
            NG




                                                                                                   Lower                          Milepost                                                                                                                                       closures
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kenai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
               HW




                                                                                                   Fuller                         Trail                                                                                                       Lake                            uPsTream of
                 Y




                                                                                                   Lakes
      Jean       !
                     MI60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MI48 " RM 82                              sKilaK laKe:
      Lake                                                                                                                                                                                                                              !
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mi50    !RM   80    !
                               Mi59                                                                                       Mi55   STERLING             HW
                                                                                                                                                                                                   RM 79        !                                     23       near JiM’s landing—north bank
                     Jea       !                                                                             Mi56                      !                Y    Mi53
                                                                                                                                                                         !                 RM 78        !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    RIVER                25                   from river mile 69.7 to an adf&g
                          nC
                                                                                                                            !" !                  !                                    !            !
                                                                                                              !      !
                            ree                    Mi58
                                                                                      Mi57                                 "   RM 74                         !
                                                                                                                                                                                   !           Mi51                                     Snug
                                k                   !
                                                                   !
                                                                                      !
                                                                                    !RM       71
                                                                                                       ! RM     72                                     RM 76!                   Mi52                                                   Harbor                          marker just downstream
                                                                       RM 70
                                               "
                                                                                                   KEN
                                                                                                            AI                                                                                                                                                               of the boat launch
                                                                             23


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                               !RM    68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 crossing, between river miles
                      !                                                                                                                                                                                                      k                                                  73.5 and 73.6
       Ck.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      25         cooPer landing boat launch
     Hidden




                                                                                                                           Lower                                                                                                                                (just past the sterling highway
                 !
                    RM 66                                                                                                  Russian
                                                                                                                            Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           bridge at the outlet of Kenai lake)—
        !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               south bank near river mile 82.0,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            from the bridge downstream about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1,000 ft to an adF&g marker
      Skilak                                   0               0.5            1
       Lake                                                                       Miles



53                                                                                                                                                                                                                             kenai river
54                                                                                                                                                                                                          kenai river

     public access points on the kenai river
                                                                                                               !                      Beaver
                                                                                                                                      Creek




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                                                                                                                                  !
                                                                                                                          M6




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                                                                                                   Be
                                                                                                                                          !
                                       !
                                                        Kenai                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M82
               ^1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              M84                     M83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      V
                                                                                                                          !

               _      !
                                                    2X                          4                                                                                                                                                                                                   !         !                       !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   M86!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  X"




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Scout Lake Rd
                                                !
                                                               Access Rd
                                                                                "              RM 10 !
                                                                                                                              RM 12 !
                                                                                                                                                    !M4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RM 36   !
                                      RM 2
                                                                                                                                          X5 Pillars                                                                                                                                                                             15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          !


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Izaak
                                                                           !        !
                                 !
                                       Warren Ames                                                                                         The
                                             Bridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          !    Walton
                                                           !                                                                                   !
                                                    RM 5




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                          !
                                                           "                                                                                                                                                                                     M88!
                                                                                                                          6




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              continued on map below
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RM 34
                                                           3
                                                                                        !
                                           !                                   RM 8                                                                                                                                                                                                                               !
                                                                                                                                               RM 14                                                                                                                          !
                                                                                                                          "                    !                                                                                           !                                      RM 32   !

                                     Kalifornsky Beach Rd                                                                             !                 M2                                                                 M90
                                                                                                                      !                              !                                                                         !
                                                                                                              RM 16       "                                                                                                                             14
          Kalifornsky Beach Rd




                                                                                                                                                         Ke
                                                                                                                                                                                         M92
                                                                                                                                                                                                                HWY
                                                                                                                                                                                                            !

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Morgan's #
                                                                                                                                      !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        !
                                                                           Murwood Dr                                     7                                                                             LING                                               #




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                                                                                                                                                                                 Soldotna Ck.                                                                          #
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                                                                                                                          RM 18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  nny
                                                                                                                                      !
                                                                                                                                                                                           RM 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        R               Funny River
                                                                           Poppy Ln West
                                                                                                                          8
                                                                                                                          "   !   RM 19
                                                                                                                                                             M95!   "
                                                                                                                                                                      11
                                                                                                                                                                       !
                                                                                                                                                                                 X#
                                                                                                                                                                                  V
                                                                                                                                                                                  #
                                                                                                                                                                                  " 12
                                                                                                                                                                                          !


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     VE                 Campground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          R.
                                                                                                                                               9#                                  Swiftwater
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       !
                                                                                                                                                                       RM 22      !
                                                                                                                                  RM 20 !       V
                                                                                                                                                #                                                                                  RM 28
                                                                                                                                              X" $10
                                                                                                                                               "K
                                                                                                                                                         !
                                                                                                                                                                                  Campground            !
                                                                                                                                                                                                            KE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 NA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       !

                                                                                Jones Rd                             Centennial                                                                                            I                                           _
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ^      Mouth of the Kenai
                                                                                                                    Campground                            Soldotna                                                                                                      K
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $     Visitor's Center
                                                                                            Gas Well Rd




                                 ±
                                                                                                                                                          Visitor's
                                                                                                                                                    !                                                                  !
                                                                                                                                                                                                            RM 26
                                                                                                                                                           Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   !                                    #     Campground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Day-Use Picnic Area
                                                                                                               Slikok




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     SITE # - NAME - MANAGER - FACILITY                                                                                                       11 soldoTna creeK ParK - city of soldotna - day-use                                              18 uPPer sKilaK laKe - Kenai national Wildlife refuge-
                                                                                                                                                 Picnic area, Boardwalk access                                                                    campground, day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch
     1 mouTh of The Kenai                                                                                                                     12 sWifTWaTer camPground - city of soldotna-                                                     19 hidden laKe - Kenai national Wildlife refuge-
     2 PorT of Kenai - city of Kenai - Boat launch                                                                                               campground, day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch,                                                    campground, day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch
     3 Kenai flaTs sTaTe recreaTion siTe - alaska state                                                                                          Boardwalk access                                                                              20 JiM’s landing - Kenai national Wildlife refuge-
       Parks - day-use Picnic area                               13 funny river camPground - alaska state Parks -                                                                                                                                 day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch
     4   cunningham ParK - city of Kenai - day-use Picnic area      campground, day-Use Picnic area                                                                                                                                            21 Kenai national wildliFe reFUge Visitor’s
     5   The Pillars - alaska state Parks - Boat launch          14 Morgan’s landing - alaska state Parks - campground,                                                                                                                           informaTion cenTer
                                                                    day-Use Picnic area, Boardwalks                                                                                                                                            22 sTerling highWay milePosT 57 PullouT
     6   ciechansKi - alaska state Parks - day-use Picnic area
                                                                 15 izaaK WalTon sTaTe recreaTion siTe - alaska state                                                                                                                          23 russian river / sPortsMan’s landing-
     7   Big eddY - alaska state Parks - day-use Picnic area        Parks - campground, day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch                                                                                                                          U.s. Forest service - Foot-traffic Ferry, Boat launch,
     8   sliKoK creeK - alaska state Parks - day-use Picnic area 16 Bing’s landing - alaska state Parks - campground,                                                                                                                             day-use Picnic area
     9 cenTennial ParK camPground - city of soldotna-                                                                                              day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch                                                            24 russian river camPground - u.s. forest service-
       campground, day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch                                                                                           17 loWer sKilaK laKe - Kenai national Wildlife refuge-                                              campground, day-Use Picnic area
     10 soldotna Visitor’s center - Boardwalk                                                                                                    campground, day-Use Picnic area, Boat launch                                                                                                                     . . .continued below
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Moose Ck.
                                                   Izaak Walton                                                                                                                                        M72                                                                                        25 cooPer creeK camPground - u.s. forest
                                               #15 State Recreation Site
                                             M82                                                                                                                                      !                !                         !         !          M67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                M65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      service - campground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     !           M70
                                               V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      !         !
                                               #                                                                                          Y
                                                                                                                              STERLING HW
                         !                     !                                                                                                                                                                                                                            !

                                                                                                                                                                                               Egumen Lake

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ±
                                               "
            Scout Lake
                                   RM 36!      "                                                      M78                                                              !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  26 cooPer landing - alaska state Parks-
                                                           ! M81
                                                                                                                                                          !            M74
                                                                                                                                        !

                                              X                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kelly Lake
                                                   !                                   !            !
                                                                                                                                        M76
                                                                       !
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peterson                                                                                    Boat launch
               Road



                                                                       M80                                                                                            Sk




                                                                                    Kenai
                                                                        X#V




                                                                                                    Feuding Ln
                                                       RM 38              #                                                                                                ila                             Lake
                                  !                    !                                                                                                                       kL                                                                                                                 27 quarTz creeK camPground - u.s. forest
                                                                                                                                                                                     ak
                                                                       16 "
                                                               !

                     RM 34
                                              Funny River    RM K                                                                                                                        eR                                                                                                           service - campground, day-Use Picnic
                                                 Road Bing's 40   eys                                                                                                                          d
                                                            !
                     !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      area, Boat launch
                                                             Landing
        !
                                                                                     !                           Ro                                                                                                                                         Hidden                                28 crescenT creeK camPground - u.s.
                                                                                                                     ad
                         Rabbit Run Rd




                                                                                                !
                                                                                                RM 42                                                                                     Lower Skilak                                                        Lake                                    Forest service - campground, day-Use
                                                                                                                 !
                                                                                                                                                                                          Campground                                                                                                  Picnic area
                                                                                                                                                                                             Road
                                                                                     Lower                            !
                                                                                                                      RM 44        !                                                                                 #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     #                                                                            29 Trail river camPground - u.s. forest
                                                                                     Killey                                                                                                                                                                                                           service - campground, day-Use Picnic area
                                                                                                                                                                                            17 X
                                                                                                                                                                                          RM 50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "
                                                                                     River                                         RM 46
                                                                                                                                   !
                                                                                                                                                                                      !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  30 PTarmigan creeK camPground - u.s.
                                                                                                                                                !
                                                                                                                                                          RM 48        !                Lower Skilak                                                 Upper Skilak                                     Forest service - campground, day-Use
                                                                                                                                                        !
                                                                                                                                                                                      Lake Campground                                                   Lake Rd                                       Picnic area
                   #              Campground                                                                                           Upper                                                                                                                                                      31 Primrose camPground - campground,
                    " Day-Use Picnic Area                                                                                              Killey                                                              Skilak Lake                                                                                Boat launch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     18 X##
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          V
                   X
                   W              Boat Launch                                                                                          River
                                                                                                                                                    0             1                  2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Upper Skilak "                                      There are many private facilities as well; contact
                                                                                                                                                                                         Miles                                           Lake Campground                                          the city’s Chamber of Commerce or Visitor’s Center.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  !




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ±
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             !

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                k.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            !             M36




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ck
                                                                                                                              Russian River Ferry                                                                                                                                          es C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        !


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dav
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                                                                       KNWR Visitor's                                         Sportsman's Landing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       !
                                                        Y
                  STERLING HW




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                                                                       Information Ctr.                                                                                                                                      26                                                                                    Carter         M32




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            28
                                                       !                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          !

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ck.
                                         !
                                         M64           M62
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cooper                   M43 # Crescent Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          V                                                                       Upper


                                                                                                                                                                                               Trai
                                                                                                                              Lower
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            !


                                                                                                                              Fuller                                                                                         Landing                      " Campground                                                            Trail                       Grant L

                                                                                                                                                                                                    l
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           !
                                                                                                                                                                  RM 75
                                 Jean M60                                                                                     Lakes       X                                                                                                     M45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lakes
                                     Hidden                                                                                                                                                                                  XM48
                                                                           !                                                                                                                                                     !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             !
                                 Lake                                                                                                  M55 " 23 M54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                !


                                      Lake  21 M58 M57                                                                                     "                                                   M51 !          !          !
                                                                                                                                                    ! !       ! !

                                                                                                                                                              #
                                                                                                                                                              V
                                                                                                                                                                                 !
                                                                                                                                                                                                   #
                                                                                                                                                                                                   V
                                                                                                                                                                                                   !           RM 80                                 #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X" 27
                                                                                                                                                                                           !
                                 Jim's 20 # $ "
                                                                                                                                            !
                                              K                                                 ! !                   !
                                                                                                                          !    !
                                                                                                                                   RM
                                                                                                                                                                           !
                                                                                                                                                                            25 Cooper
                                                                                                                                                                                           RM
                                 LandingX""        22                                                                              72                             "
                                                                                                                                                                 24
                                                                                                                                                                                           78                                                             Quartz Creek
                                             RM 69                                          !
                                                                                                                                                                               Creek                                                                      Campground
lak Lake             Hidden Lake # 19                                                                                                                          Russian River Campground                                                                                                                                                        !


                     Campground VX                                                                                                                             Campground
                                                                                     !

                                 "
                                 "                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Crescent Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cooper
                                                                               !
                                                                                   RM 67




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sn
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Trail


                                                                                                                                                                Lower                 Ck.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Trail River 29




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     gH
                                                                           !




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           18                                                                                                                                                  Russian                                                                                                                                                Campground "#  V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ! M24




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          arb
         #
        XV Upper Skilak                                                                                                                                          Lake
                                                                   !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    "
                           RM 65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   V




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ptarmig



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         "
         "
           Lake Campground                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              30




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ptarmigan Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lake                  Campground
                Skilak Lake
                                                                                                                                            Ru




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                                                                                                                                               ss




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lake                                                                                                                Victor Cree
                                                                                                                                                    ian




                                                                           K
                                                                           $         Visitor's Center
                                                                                                                                                          Riv




                                                                           #         Campground                                                                                                                                                                     !           Hwy Milepost                                         31
                                                                                                                                                             er




                                                                           "         Day-Use Picnic Area                                                                          Upper                                                                                         Trail                                          Primrose #
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        V               !


                                                                           X
                                                                           W         Boat Launch                                                                                 Russian                                                                        0           1         2                                     Campground X                M18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Miles
                                                                                                                                                                                  Lake

   55                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           kenai river

								
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