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Murkowski, Begich talk recreational fishing at roundtable

...provides a management process for commercial fishing, it lacks a focus on recreational...the same policy developed for commercial fishing and applied it to recreational...differences between recreational and commercial fishing activities. Using the same...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/murkowski-begich-talk-recreational-f
News
Silvers: The bite is half the fun

...abundance of silver salmon, Pawluk said. But sonar sites targeting other species, as well as reports from the commercial fishing industry, driftnet fleet and local guides, are all suggesting the salmon run is progressing. For now the lower...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/the-bite-is-half-the-fun
Fishing
Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...fairly with what they were given," Frostad-Hudkins said.King conservation took a front seat throughout the commercial fishing season."All eyes were on the daily estimates of king salmon passage," Shields said, noting that sport and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/cook-inlet-commercial-fisheries-wind
News
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
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...politician. "My work experience certainly helps in creating effective state policy in the areas of business, commercial fishing and oil and gas," he wrote in an email to the Clarion. "My practical and technical LNG experience is recognized...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/micciche-treider-face-off-for-senate
News
Strong sockeye returns reason for optimism

...silver lining for everyone impacted by the sport and commercial fishing industries - which is just about everyone on the...contribute to the local economy. Both the sport and commercial fishing industries generate employment opportunities. Fishermen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-26/strong-sockeye-returns-reason-for
Opinion
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
Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

...fish could push into the river in August - similar to a run Fish and Game managers saw in 2006 when they closed commercial fishing for the last two weeks of July, only to see 1.5 million sockeye swam up the river in August. "It's very difficult...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/kenai-river-king-salmon-off-limits-m
News
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
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