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Letters to the editor

...Kenai River king salmon sport fishery by lifting the restriction that bans scent and bait.Despite what the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has recently termed a "period of low abundance" and failing or nearly failing to meet the low end...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-27/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Take a moment to appreciate the fish

...middle of the salmon-crazed frenzy, take a few moments to appreciate such an amazing resource.On Friday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game eased restrictions on the Kenai River king salmon fishery, deeming the run strong enough to allow anglers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-25/take-a-moment-to-appreciate-the-f
Opinion
Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...translating to more fish for everyone, while highlighting management concerns from east side setnetters. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order allowing for bait in the king salmon sport fishery on the Kenai River from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/fish-and-game-loosens-kenai-river-ki
News
Fishing report: All eyes on the Kenai as sockeye numbers build, king fishing steady

...eyes are on the Kenai River this week as sockeye numbers are building and king salmon fishing remains steady. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers reported a pulse of sockeye salmon hitting the mouth of the Kenai late Saturday and Sunday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/fishing-report-all-eyes-on-the-kenai
Fishing
Fish and Game lifts bait restriction for Kenai River kings

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has lifted the bait restriction in the Kenai River sport king salmon fishery.According to a press release from Fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-24/fish-and-game-lifts-bait-restriction
News
Bristol Bay sockeye make unusual late surge

...notoriety has proven well-earned.First, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game forecast Alaska's most valuable fishery...closely and manage it on a day by day basis."The Alaska Department of Fish and Game's managerial power is lashed to its...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/bristol-bay-sockeye-make-unusual-lat
News
Subsistence gillnet proposal attracts 600 public comments

...Southcentral communities as "nonrural," and therefore unqualified for federal subsistence rights.In 2012, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game filed an RFR regarding the board's closure of the Red Sheep Creek drainage to non-federally qualified...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/subsistence-gillnet-proposal-attract
News
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...fish, which would have been the third-largest since 1960.As of July 5, daily harvest summaries from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game report that 8.87 million Bristol Bay reds have been caught. That is less that half of what was caught...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/bristol-bay-sockeye-run-well-beow-fo
News
Refuge Notebook: Bird cherries on the Kenai - a preview

Earlier this summer as I walked the beach north of the Kasilof River mouth, I did a double-take as I passed a shrub that seemed out of place in this lush wetland adjoining the beach. It was a mayday tree, a.k.a. Prunus padus or European bird cherry.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-09/refuge-notebook-bird-cherries-on
Outdoors
Federal subsistence board says no kings for Kenai River gillnet

...chinooks. The federal emergency order follows Alaska Department of Fish and Game orders for the Kenai River, which had...in-river gillnet varies wildly, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff. Adam Reimer conducted a study...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-08/federal-subsistence-board-says-no-ki
News

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