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Cook Inlet clams up for grabs

...the proposals, in effect, leaving management of the east side beaches up to Fish and Game biologists and the west Cook Inlet beach an unlimited source of clams for those who can reach it. It was surprising news for Joan Smart, whose family charter...
Eastside Cook Inlet beaches closed to clamming

...Management Biologist in Homer. Previously, Fish and Game decreased the clam bag limit from 60 to 25 on all east-side Cook Inlet beaches in 2013 and 2014, and in 2014 closed clamming on a portion of Ninilchik beach. Fish and Game officials do not know...
Fishermen focus on how Fish and Game sets, achieves escapement goals

...if the minimum goal is lower, the department might be able to offer commercial fishermen in the ocean and along Cook Inlet beaches a little extra fishing time, without worrying about conserving as many kings. This time around at the Upper Cook...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Management challenge: 'fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...prelude to the bomb that dropped in November with the filing of an initiative that would ban setnetters from the east Cook Inlet beaches where they have operated for a century. The proposed ballot initiative, crafted as a statewide measure to ban setnets...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Refuge Notebook: Ice-age mammals on the Kenai Peninsula - an update

...their initial preservation to localities where the fossils were recovered during floods, by longshore currents along Cook Inlet beaches, or were carried by debris flows. Fossils recovered and identified on the Kenai Peninsula so far represent the...
Clam harvest restricted, study finds low abundance on Ninilchik beach

...restrictions on Monday.Fish and Game reduced the bag and possession limit of razor clams harvested on eastside Cook Inlet beaches from the mouth of the Kenai River south to the end of the Homer Spit to 25 clams per day and 25 clams in possession...
Life's a beach

Photo by M. Scott Moon Chris Cook soaks up some sun while throwing sticks to her dog Ramsey on the Cook Inlet beach at the mouth of the Kenai River on Wednesday afternoon. Forecasters are calling for cloudy skies today.
Photo: The art of break-up

Brad Snead meanders past melting ice on the Cook Inlet beach in Kenai on Saturday afternoon while looking for agates. "I'm bumping around enjoying the weather," he said. "It's a beautiful day."
Emergency order: Dipnetting expanded now allowed from Fish and Game markers on the Cook Inlet beaches upstream to the Sterling Highway bridge. Dipnetting...allowed from Fish and Game markers located on the Cook Inlet beaches upstream to markers at river Mile 3. No king salmon...
Photo feature: Sun break

Photo by M. Scott Moon With Mount Redoubt as a backdrop, John and Kathy Sherwood soak up some sunshine Saturday afternoon during a walk on the Cook Inlet beach in Kenai. Forecasters are calling for clouds and cooler temperatures.


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