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Voices of the Peninsula: Set net ban initiative based on conservation

...say that the end of set nets will be the end of commercial fishing in Cook Inlet. That is not true. In reality...progressive and forward thinking.We all agree that commercial fishing is an economic engine in our state, and no one...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-27/voices-of-the-peninsula-set-net-b
Opinion
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...illegal fishing, and had the endorsement of several commercial fishing trade groups like United Fishermen of Alaska.Sullivan...Parnell, has less working experience with the commercial fishing industry and less clout.Young chaired the House...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23/young-to-take-lead-on-magnuson-steve
News
Moratorium on vessel discharges passed in U.S. Senate

...which could affect nearly every commercial fishing boat in Cook Inlet if the current...the point that nearly every commercial fishing boat in the Cook Inlet would...recreational boats, for the commercial fishing fleet. "We'll be looking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10/moratorium-on-vessel-discharges-pass
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative

...to ban setnets hits home for me: My wife is my business partner; my two teen-age children are members of our commercial-fishing crew. Our business, our income, our investment in boats, motors, equipment, land, shore leases and gear...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-setnet-ba
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Cook Inlet would benefit from a Harbor Safety Committee - here's why

...Inlet, including; U.S. Coast Guard, port authorities, vessel operators, terminal operators, marine pilots, commercial fishing and pleasure boat operator designees, labor organizations with waterborne vessels operations, State agencies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-22/voices-of-alaska-cook-inlet-would
Opinion
Kenai Peninsula residents involved with Walker transition team

...Republican Party, said her family had a background in commercial fishing and she has followed fishing issues closely...It's helpful to have someone who understands commercial fishing and yet also understands what's going on with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-22/kenai-peninsula-residents-involved-w
News
Harbor safety committee proposal needs clearer goals

...Cook Inlet already sees a great deal of vessel traffic from a wide range of users - private craft, charter and commercial fishing vessels, oil tankers and cargo ships - and with an LNG plant on the horizon, marine traffic is going to increase...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-15/harbor-safety-committee-proposal-
Opinion
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: R.I.P.

...The North Road has lost a character, and we and lots of others have lost a good friend. He'll be missed by his commercial fishing cohorts next season, but somewhere, coffee cup in hand, he'll be offering a cantankerous view of the world...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-11-15/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-rip
Community
AMSEA offers class on common commercial fishing injuries

A common and often-repeated maneuver on commercial fishing boats throughout Alaska involves reaching just below the head of a freshly caught fish into its gill slit, grabbing the gills...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-26/amsea-offers-class-on-common-commerc
News

...thing I learned from my parents is that no matter what befell them or what situation occurred in life whether a commercial fishing season failed or anything else there would always be the next year and there was always enough to help those who...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-10-27-3
Dispatch

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