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Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...pollock trawlers each year.The coalition wants the allowable caps of chinook salmon cut by 60 percent in western Alaska rivers during times of weak runs. The groups say scores of Alaska Native subsistence fishermen are forced to go without much...
Voices of the Peninsula: Alaska faces critical salmon habitat decision

...surrounding waters for the past 24 years but my experiences on the Chuitna definitely stand out. Fishing this clear flowing Alaska River surrounded by lush forest and teeming with ocean bright king salmon is truly a unique experience; it's the type of...
Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...Nushagak. Fish and Game has only recently been able to undertake the best available research on the three western Alaska rivers using chinook initiative funds. Up to this point, surveys of salmon swimming upriver have been made mostly with weirs...
Gangs of hooligan invade Cook Inlet

...thousand clouding the water is hard to miss.The spring run of eulachon, or hooligan, have hit the southcentral Alaska rivers and hundreds of anglers have lined the shores of Cook Inlet near Anchorage, others have slogged through the muck in...
What happened to our king salmon?

...and they could not legally sell their by-catch! The pollack trawlers have killed millions of king salmon bound for Alaska rivers in the past few decades. Here are some recent pollack trawler by-catch numbers: in 2007 in the Bering Sea they...
Reimer, Route win 10K Run for the River

...pick it up later on," Route said. Route, 34, said she is currently being sponsored by the company she works for - Alaska Rivers Company, a guided fishing and rafting tour - which helps her compete in local races. Jordan Theisen from Kenai won...
Ready or not? Russian set to open

...not be a good indicator of the numbers of fish in the area open to fishing. George Heim, owner of Cooper Landing's Alaska River Adventures, said he has seen several sockeye while out on rafting trips. "It should be alright. There's not huge...
Artists follow the tides to a Cooper Landing gallery

...evolution of his own explorations in painting and multimedia artworks. "What I'm doing now is based on experiences on Alaska rivers. Of course, the Kenai, the Gulkana and other rivers in the Copper River Basin down on the peninsula, wherever I...
Sexy Seniors keeping busy with cleaning projects

...Legislative citation and to the following sponsors who made our efforts possible: 7th Moon Graphics and Web Design, Alaska Rivers Co., Alaska Wildland Adventures, Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR), Chugach National Forest...
Fish passage: Why did the salmon cross the road?

...Fundamental Fish Salmon are essential to Alaska's economy and its social and ecological vitality. Salmon produced in Alaska rivers support recreational and commercial fisheries valued at hundreds of millions of dollars annually and support the continued...


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