STUDY AUTHORS: Kevin Waring & Associates

Outdoor recreational resources and activities are described and mapped. An estimate of their economic contribution to the study areas’ economy also is presented. The information presented is based on state and federal land use plans, Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports on sportfishing and big game hunting, and an inventory of recreational lodges.


  • At 26,233 square miles, Pebble’s sportfishing study extended far beyond the Pebble Deposit. Alaska residents made up approximately 12% of sportfishing activity in management areas included in the Pebble study area.