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Despite promising numbers, king salmon managers still uncertain about run strength

...S. Department of Commerce declared the it a fisheries disaster. Millions in disaster funding has been paid to Cook Inlet fishermen. Once the run was closed, steady numbers of fish continued to trickle into the river. After the season closed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-31/despite-promising-numbers-king-salmo
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Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014

If everything goes as forecast, Upper Cook Inlet fishermen should see a total run of 5.8 million sockeye during the 2015 fishing season.Of those, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-f
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ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook Inlet

...part because of the timing of the fishery, but Cook Inlet fisherman expressed interest, so the department offered commissioner's...practical.Federal management isn't the only reason Cook Inlet fishermen are interested in the new fishery.Nelson grew...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/adfg-opens-experimental-pollock-fi
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Upping their groundfish game

...part because of the timing of the fishery, but Cook Inlet fisherman expressed interest, so the department offered commissioner's...practical. Federal management isn't the only reason Cook Inlet fishermen are interested in the new fishery. Nelson grew...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-24/upping-their-groundfish-game
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Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

If everything goes as forecast, Upper Cook Cook Inlet fishermen should see a total run of 5.8 million sockeye during the 2015 fishing season. Of those, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-for
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More than 450 Cook Inlet fishermen receive aid money

More than 1,000 Alaska fishermen will share in $7.5 million worth of payments to mitigate the 2012 fisheries disaster in Cook Inlet and on the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers.Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission Executive Director Randy Fisher said the checks were mailed Oct. 17.In Cook Inlet, 454 checks were mailed - 481 eligible fishermen received applications for the payments. Another 330 checks were sent to Kuskokwim fishermen, out of 471 initially expected to be eligible, and 564 out of 599 eligible Yukon fishermen received payments.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-21/more-than-450-cook-inlet-fishermen-r
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Federal judge rules to keep Cook Inlet out of salmon management plan

...officially delegate that authority to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. United Cook Inlet Drift Association and Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund filed suit in federal district court in Washington D.C. in February 2013, asserting that the federal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-06-2
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NOAA disperses final $13 million for 2012 king salmon disaster

...fishermen with $3.2 million intended for Yukon-Kuskokwim region fishermen, and $4.6 million for Cook Inlet fishermen.Eligible Cook Inlet fishermen received a $2,000 fixed payment, plus a percentage based on their landings history from 2007...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-13/noaa-disperses-final-13-million-for-
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Commercial fishermen see glut of pinks, pricier reds

...Outer District were significantly higher than the ten-year harvest average in the area. Elsewhere in Lower Cook Inlet, fishermen caught fewer chinook salmon, sockeye salmon and chum salmon than the 10-year harvest average, according to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-14/commercial-fishermen-see-glut-of-pin
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Support for Fisherman's Fund appreciated

Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund held the annual dinner October 18. Attendance was a record 120. Bill and Donna Walker were in the neighborhood and joined...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-03/support-for-fishermans-fu
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