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Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...the boat upside down and quickly came to the rescue and pulled a father and son from the frigid river.While on a commercial fishing excursion, Zack Porter said a deckhand noticed a boat upside down about 50 yards away, not far from Kenai Landing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/busy-weekend-sees-increase-in-accide
News
Voices of the Peninsula: King salmon fishery should open with conservation measures

...be coupled with paired restrictions for all users. You can't close a sport fishery totally and then continue commercial fishing. Nor can you close the early run of Kenai kings to sport fishing and then do little or nothing about the harvest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-17/voices-of-the-peninsula-king-salm
Opinion
Governor Parnell says recent wildfire has made the Peninsula a national model for cooperation

...signed dealing with contractors that hadn't been updated since 1983. "SB # 71 is a law that's a boost for commercial fishing families which are still the number one employer in the state and simplifies their tax structure while expanding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-07-14/governor-parnell-says-recent-wil
Dispatch
Wildlife troopers increase fishery enforcement

...wildlife troopers discovered Andrew Nelson, 33, of Kenai, did not qualify as a resident, despite having a resident commercial fishing crewmember license. To deal with the influx of visitors to Kenai for the personal-use fishery, Kenai police...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/wildlife-troopers-increase-fishery-e
News
Kenai launches new enforcement boat

...trained. Prior knows from personal experience how valuable a new rescue boat can be for the community. Last August a commercial fishing vessel capsized in rough seas at the mouth of the Kenai River and sent two men into the water. When the Kenai Fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/kenai-launches-new-enforcement-boat
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Area management biologists juggle competing interests during 2014 season

...competing salmon escapement goals. Commercial fishing Commercial fishers have harvested...management biologist in the commercial fishing division of Fish and Game...are tasked with managing the commercial fishing fleet to control sockeye escapement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/area-management-biologists-juggle-co
News
Les Palmer: Changing the process

...Legislature created the first Alaska Fisheries Board, commercial fishing interests were about the only interests in sight...Would that be any better for the resource than commercial fishing?I don't think so. I think a better idea is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/les-palmer-changing-the-process
Outdoors
King salmon restrictions affect sockeye management

...sport anglers - triggered an equally severe restriction on hours in the East Side Setnet Fishery, one of the two commercial fishing groups in the Cook Inlet tasked with harvesting sockeye, or red salmon. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-17/king-salmon-restrictions-affect-sock
News

...charge is a day's moorage for the particular size of vessel involved, according to Corporon.In addition to commercial fishing vessels, the new drive-down float is proving advantageous for water-borne medevacs into Ketchikan, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/scott-bowlen/2014-07-12
Personal use, commercial and sport fisheries restricted for July

...February 2014 Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting. - In the set gillnet fishery on the east side of Cook Inlet, regular commercial fishing periods will no longer be in effect and the commercial fishery will be allowed no more than 36 hours of fishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-26/personal-use-commercial-and-sport-fi
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