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Troopers identify Bristol Bay deckhand who drowned last week

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a deckhand who fell from the fishing vessel Blue Falcon and drowned in Bristol Bay last week. Jeffrey Douglas Porter, 41, of Torrance...
Humblest among us find fishing glory

...walleye fisherman from North Dakota fail to catch a silver salmon in Pony Cove under the mid-July sun. As a charter boat deckhand with two seasons under my belt I had to make sure I wore extra thick sunglasses purchased from the Seward Harbor gas station...
Revenge best served with rockfish heads

...the captain of the SeaVenture docked in Seward and I was the deckhand aboard the Grande Alaska. He was a seasoned prankster with...Peninsula Clarion, an avid fisherman and a former charter boat deckhand. Share your fishing pranks with him at brian.smith@peninsulaclarion...
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...Eric Treider, of Soldotna, would best represent them in Juneau.Micciche compares his role as a state lawmaker to that of a deckhand with 40,000 skippers in charge of a ship named District O."I've spent 32 years as a community activist and commercial...
Peter Micciche: People come before politics

...when constituents thank me for listening. The ADN quoted me as being accountable to my constituents when I said, "I am a deckhand to the 40,000 skippers I represent in District O." On Nov. 4, I am reapplying for my job representing District O in the...
Sterling author shares journey of life at sea

...he took a summer job as a deckhand on a commercial fishing boat...crewmembers Captain Tim Moore and deckhands Karl Kircher and Greg Gabriel...without befriending a fellow deckhand Mark, whom Atcheson was off this guy needed two deckhands just before the opening...
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Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...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. He drove his skiff up against the boat and pulled...
State report details fisheries injuries Alaska's Bulletin of Epidemiology Dec. 5.Of the fishermen seen in Dutch, processors were slightly more likely than deckhands to be injured while fishing, while trawl vessels accounted for 60 percent of the injuries, compared to 21 percent for longliners...
Iowa angler wins halibut derby jackpot

...a halibut, but I hesitate to make too many promises that early." As Jones continued to reel in his catch, Bayes and his deckhand exchanged knowing looks and began clearing the deck to make room. "(Jones) did a really good job," said Bayes of the...
Charter boat sinks near Homer

...Homer, sank in Cook Inlet on Thursday. The Silver Fox I, a nearby charter vessel, rescued the six passengers, captain and deckhand before any of the individuals were forced into the cold water. The U.S. Coast Guard in Kenai reported receiving word of...


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