(Released: October 07, 2021 - Expires: December 31, 2021)

CONTACT: Colton Lipka
Area Management Biologist
(907) 262-9368


New Angler Access to Barbara Lake

(Soldotna) - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is pleased to announce its latest project to serve anglers by providing non-boating access to another Kenai Peninsula stocked lake! Site improvements were made to Barbara Lake, located about 30 miles north of the City of Kenai, to provide responsible shore-angler access while protecting fish and wildlife habitat. Site improvements include Barbara Lake Public Access and Educational Signage, a gravel parking pad, 300-foot path to the lake, and a 3-foot x 12-foot shoreline fishing platform.

Barbara Lake was first stocked in 1980 and continues to be stocked annually with rainbow trout. It’s a great lake for casting small spinners or using bait under a bobber while fishing from the platform. The bag and possession limit for rainbow trout in this stocked lake is five fish, of which only one fish may be 20 inches or greater in length. The annual limit for rainbow trout 20 inches or longer is two. If you retain a fish greater than 20 inches, you must immediately record that harvest on your harvest card or sport fishing license. For additional lake stocking information, please visit the ADF&G Stocking webpage. For directions and a bathymetric map of the lake, please visit the ADF&G Alaska Lake Database webpage.

While visiting the facility please be respectful of private property and help keep the area clean for all to enjoy!

For additional information fishing information, please review pages 67 and 89 of the 2021 Southcentral Alaska Sport Fishing Regulations Summary booklet or contact Area Management Biologist Colton Lipka or Assistant Area Management Biologist Jenny Gates at (907) 262-9368.

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