Salmon fishing in Parks Highway streams is still fair.
Lake fishing for Pike is good.
Lake fishing for trout is good.
Halibut fishing is good out near Montague Island, weather permitting.
Salmon are starting to show at Pony Cove and Cheval Island.
King Salmon fishing is fair inside Resurrection Bay.
Early run coho salmon and late king salmon are beginning to arrive at the Nick Dudiak Lagoon.
Halibut fishing is good.
Sockeye salmon mixed with pink salmon are arriving into Tutka Bay Lagoon.
Barren, Chugach and Elizabeth Islands are good for lingcod and rockfish.
Halibut fishing is good near Montague Island and entrances to Prince William Sound.
Rockfishing is good.
Eshamy Creek remains slow for sockeye.
Kenai River is slow for rainbows and dollies, with the second run of reds starting.
Russian River is fair for rainbows and ok for reds.
King salmon fishing is limited to baitless, barbless, single-hook artificial lures between the mouth of the Kenai River and a regulatory marker 300 yard downstream of Slikok Creek from July 19-31.
Motorcyclist dies following crash near Portage Highway tunnel
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 07, 9:19
A motorcyclist is dead following a crash Monday evening near the small tunnel at mile 5.5 of the Portage Highway, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers were notified of the crash involving a “lone motorcycle rider” at 5:11 p.m. Monday evening near the Begich-Boggs visitor center, according to AST spokesperson Beth Ipsen. The Portage Hwy. was […]
Partial ice cave collapse in Washington turns deadly
by CBS/AP on Jul 07, 7:14
A partial ice cave collapse in northwest Washington state killed one person and injured four others Monday evening, a Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman said. Shari Ireton said late Monday night that the person who was killed remained buried under the debris at the popular Big Four Ice Caves east of Granite Falls. All victims were […]
Chester Creek Greenbelt fire came close to Anchorage homes
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 06, 23:06
Some people who live in the Rogers Park neighborhood may not know how lucky they are. Authorities say a fire started by homeless campers on Friday near Chester Creek Greenbelt Park could have easily spread to homes. Joanne Jenson, who lives in the area, was visiting Valdez when she heard her neighborhood was being evacuated. […]
Special Olympics ‘Flame of Hope’ comes to Anchorage
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 06, 21:57
The “Flame of Hope” for the Special Olympics World Summer Games is making its way around the country with a stop in Anchorage on Monday. State and local law enforcement kicked off the unified relay around Anchorage. Alaska’s Sen. Dan Sullivan participated in the day’s events, lighting the torch in the official handoff for the […]
Float plane flipped on Naknek Lake
by Hannah Colton/KDLG on Jul 06, 21:02
Three passengers and a pilot were rescued unharmed from a PA-22 float plane that flipped in Naknek Lake around 12:30 Sunday afternoon. The Piper was piloted by Mark Romo of Aleknagik. Katmai Chief Ranger Tom Betts says the plane landed on rough waters with strong winds from the east. “Generally on an east wind day […]
Berkowitz writes to Secretary of the Army in effort to keep troops at JBER
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 06, 17:19
As one of his “first official acts” as Anchorage’s new mayor, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz wrote a letter to Secretary of the Army John McHugh, emphasizing the importance of the Fourth Airborne Brigade Combat Team of the 25th Infantry Division (4-25) to the city and state’s economic and strategic futures. Anchorage’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), where […]
Human jawbone discovered at South Anchorage park
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 06, 15:33
The Anchorage Police Department is investigating the discovery of a human jawbone found in South Anchorage on Sunday. Around 6:45 p.m., APD was contacted by a woman who claimed to have found a human jawbone in “a wood line at a park,” along the 9400 block of Brayton Drive. According to the woman, it was […]
Firefighter Combat Challenge comes to Anchorage
by Jacquie Slater on Jul 06, 14:53
For the second time in its 25-year history, the Firefighter Combat Challenge made its way to Alaska as part of the Fourth of July festivities in Anchorage. Challenge founder Dr. Paul Davis first brought the challenge here for the 50th anniversary of statehood. This year, he says he brought it here to celebrate the city’s […]