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Beyond the Kenai river

Most reasonable people can see that our Kenai River kings are in trouble but can they also see that we have many rivers around the state that have the same trouble? It is defective reasoning to conclude that Kenai River access is the sole cause of our statewide king salmon problems. This kind of defective reasoning usually results from individuals who are making money catching and selling things other than king salmon, mainly Pollock and sockeye.
New technology could answer lingering questions

Dear Alaska Board of Fisheries, It appears that we have very little information regarding where our Kenai River king salmon migrate to when leaving the river.
Fish and Game needs to maintain natural salmon ratios

Hatching up millions of sockeye salmon and dumping them into the ocean may seem like a good idea but has anyone really sat down and figured out what all those extra mouths are suppose to eat? Our ADF&G projected 6 -7 million sockeye returning to Cook Inlet this year with a commercial gill net harvest of 4.9 million. Has anyone even asked how many sockeye nature would normally have run in Upper Cook Inlet this year without the help of the ADF&G? A whole lot of these sockeye are returning because our ADF&G hatched those sockeye eggs out and dumped them into the ocean.
Letter to the editor: Reader says stories, letters missing the mark

...important issue? It appears that the Clarion is only interested in non-scientific, one sided opinion which is flowing mostly from the commercial fishing industry. Has the Clarion become a purely gossip publication? Don Johnson Soldotna
Alaskans always willing to help

I would like to express my (belated) thanks and appreciation to Don Johnson and the two passing truckers who helped me out about six weeks ago. I was on my way into town when two moose came out of the woods...
George Edward Johnson

...George is survived by his wife, Alice Johnson of Sterling; son, Ken Johnson and grandson, Mark of Sterling; son, Don Johnson and his wife Jill and grandson, Blaine Johnson and his wife Annie and grandson, Dalton all of Sterling; daughter...
What's Happening

...hosts "Is your neighbor an author?" with a book signing Saturday from noon-3 p.m. by authors Wayne Coggins, Don Johnson, George Harbeson, ron Walden and Marilyn Wheeless; and a reading from 5-6 p.m. Sunday by Dave Atcheson, Wayne...
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Kings of the Kenai River

...lot of happy people," he said. Don Johnson, of Johnson Brothers guide service...of the season while fishing with Don Johnson of Johnson Brothers Guide Service. Photo courtesy of Don Johnson Johnson said while he stayed busy...
Sylvia Margaret Johnson Roisen In 1946, Sylvia married Don Johnson and after the birth of their son...and Laurie, of Kenai; grandson Don Johnson and wife Cathy, of Magnolia...and the father of her children, Don Johnson, preceded her in death.Sylvia...
Salmon crisis or NPFMC crisis?

Some people are claiming that Alaska is experiencing some kind of salmon crisis but is that what is really happening? If there were a real salmon crisis most would expect the blame to be directed towards either a freshwater or saltwater source problem. Freshwater fishermen would claim the problem to be in the saltwater and saltwater fishermen claim it to be in the freshwater. Some even see it as all sides just catching to many fish.


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