It is only a couple of days away from the opener and I just came across this while I was reading the fishing regs for this year.
Russian River - Special efforts are requested for the Russian River and Russian/Kenai confluence area:
Fish Waste Management
Anglers are asked to remove fish whole. If they prefer to fillet, they are asked to use tables that are provided at the confluence of the Kenai and Russian Rivers and at the ferry site. When filleting, anglers are asked to Stop, Chop, and Throw (cut filleted carcasses into numerous pieces before throwing into the fast-moving current). Please contact Bobbie Jo Skibo, Russian River Interagency Management Coordinator, Seward Ranger District (907-288-7739) if you believe more cleaning tables are needed.
Those of you who are regulars to the Russian might have noticed that last year there were only two sets of cleaning tables on the river. The rest of the tables looked like they were stacked behind the fence where you purchase your ferry tickets.
I would like to ask that those of you who fish this area to contact Bobbie and ask for more tables to alleviate the congestion and people who decide to clean their fish on the ground in the Russian.
Thanks in advance!