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State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...49,000 sockeye and 12,000 cohos. The total Sound salmon harvest through Aug. 5 was 39.9 million salmon.At Bristol Bay, fishermen have landed about 98,000 pinks, and a total 29.3 million salmon.Kodiak fishermen have harvested about...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/state-salmon-harvest-surpasses-104-m
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District O candidates square off

...helped me advance to the next step. I won the fight but lost my job." As for the ballot initiative on Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, both candidates agreed that certain steps need to be taken to protect the salmon habitat. Micciche referenced how...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-12/district-o-candidates-square-off
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...Flip said the girls grew up looking at older brother Trent, who owns a fishing tender and, like Rubye, is fishing in Bristol Bay this summer, as the "solid rock they've always clung to."Flip and Patti Foldager said they told Denali how much...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-26
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Is overescapement financial or biological?

...river needs to be healthy. In Bristol Bay, overescapement is a financial...overescapement in the waters of Bristol Bay. In the 2008 Karluk River, Kodiak...more than financial, why then is Bristol Bay Aquaculture Corporation allowed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-25/is-overescapement-financi
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Local fisherman dead after fishing accident in Bristol Bay

...skiff overturned in the Ugashik River on Sunday, killing the 36-year-old man and leaving another missing in the Bristol Bay region, the loss rippled through communities from Florida to Soldotna. It was the Oregon native's first year fishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/soldotna-bartenders-last-call
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Tribes seek to intervene in Pebble lawsuit

...potentially block the proposed Pebble Mine. United Tribes of Bristol Bay petitioned EPA in 2010 to look at the potential impacts the project could have on the Bristol Bay watershed. EPA earlier this year concluded that large-scale...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-05
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Mixed start for kings around state

...13,000-28,000 kings.In Bristol Bay, the Nushagak River has the strongest...That's the strongest of the Bristol Bay runs so far. ADFG reported poor...earlier in the season.Fishing at Bristol Bay has not yet picked up as much speed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-24/mixed-start-for-kings-around-state
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Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season

The Bristol Bay sockeye run continues to exceed expectations...approximately 36 million sockeyes for Bristol Bay. Strong red returns in the Wood River...for sport caught kings in the large Bristol Bay watershed July 7. As of that day, 59...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-10/strong-early-sockeye-returns-highlig
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1 dead, 1 missing after skiff capsizes on Ugashik Bay

One man is dead and a 17-year-old is missing after their skiff overturned on Ugashik River near Bristol Bay Sunday, according to Alaska State Troopers. All four fishermen onboard were thrown into the river when the skiff capsized in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/1-dead-1-missing-after-skiff-capsize
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On a mission

...communities, which can get costly at about $200 per flight hour. The shortest trips are to communities like Naknek, in Bristol Bay, but the group also flies as far as Kotzebue, a city at the end of the Baldwin Peninsula in the northwest corner of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-21/on-a-mission
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