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Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...of the water and left dry so many times that it's a wonder many of them are still in business. Personal-use dipnet fishermen find themselves buffeted on all sides by commercial and sport fishermen angry at the intrusion and fish allocation...
Russian river fisheries take off

...Fish and Game press release, the early run of sockeye salmon is projected to reach its spawning escapement goal. Dipnet fishermen upstream were joined downstream by dozens of anglers taking advantage of the recently opened Russian River sanctuary...
Beaches close nightly as fishery goes 24/7

A few years ago, during a 25-foot tide, a dipnet fisherman was found passed out, wet and hypothermic in his...three-night closure and offered relocation details to dipnet fisherman for the peak high-tide period, which is expected...
Four rescued from capsized boat

...Emergency Services, Nikiski Fire Department, U.S. Coast Guard and Alaska State Parks rangers, as well as several dipnet fishermen already on the scene. For more on this story, see Tuesday's Clarion.
Dipnet disaster averted: Rescuers save 4 men from capsized boat

...Central Emergency Services, Nikiski Fire Department, Coast Guard and Alaska State Parks rangers, as well as several dipnet fishermen, already on the scene. Long, owner of a 19-foot-long service vessel named "The Boston Whaler," his son...
Photo feature: Spectator sport

Photo by M. Scott Moon Alroy, Dorothy, Bill and Barbara Christensen watch dipnet fishermen from the bluff at Erik Hansen Scout Park in Kenai on Tuesday afternoon. The two brothers and their wives are visiting Alaska from Loon Lake, Wash.
Motors take center stage at advisory committee

...Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee recommended changes to a proposal that would make it illegal for dipnet fishermen to fish from a boat that doesn't carry a four-stroke or direct fuel injected two-stroke motor on the Kenai...
Kasilof Beach trail access should be preserved

...personal-use setnet fishery, or have specific knowledge of the needs of these fishermen as opposed to the needs of the dipnet fishermen. Making the Kasilof Beach the same as the Kenai Beach with the same type of fence does not work because the personal-use...
Photo feature: Changing seasons

A dipnet fisherman is dwarfed by a field of fireweed as he make his way up a path into Old Town Kenai on Thursday evening. Today is the last day for dipnetting on the Kenai River. The Kasilof River mouth remains open to dipnetting until Aug. 7.
Kasilof dipnetting off to slow start

...The fishermen are saying it?s been pretty bad. Some of them aren?t even fishing today,? she said. Several dipnet fishermen weren?t quick to call it quits. ?We?ve been at it for an hour and have got nothing. It?s just a lot of water...


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