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An Outdoor View: Trouble with gill-netters

...fishing puts him at odds with all other user groups, even the East-side setnetters, who often are shut down while the "drifters" are allowed to fish. If seated, Maw can be expected to try to reverse some of what other user groups have gained in salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-29/an-outdoor-view-trouble-with-gil
Outdoors
Drifters head into the season, setnets to remain dry

...drift gillnet fleet. "Kasilof sockeye are very beach oriented and they come up the beaches. They're not available to the drifters very well," Shields said. Last year, the commercial fleet was under similar restrictions due to low king salmon runs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-19/drifters-head-into-the-season-setnet
News

...to pregnancy and childrearing, behavioral economist Isabel V. Sawhill sees a cultural divide between the planners and the drifters.The senior fellow at the Brookings Institution argues in a new book, "Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenthood...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-26-1
Community

...gave me a look that said, "Hey, keep it quiet! Can't you see I'm talking here!"I've noticed a lot of these lane drifters lately. On a left turn I take every morning, I seem to be the only driver who stays in the right lane all the way through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-03-0
Community
Communities donate for graduation party

...Enterprises), Alaska Railroad Corp., Alaska USA, Allen & Petersen, Arby's, Arctic Fox Espresso, Artworks, Bear Paw Drifters, Beemun's, Big G Electric, Blockbuster, Bob Shirnberg-DJ, Boys & Girls Club, Brown Insurance, C&C Glass, Candy...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/060408/let_212988989.shtml
Drift fishermen critical of new management plan

...Roland Maw said the average drifter caught about 18,000 pounds...according to Maw and other drifters. Cook Inlet fisheries are...enter borough waterways, with drifters targeting other salmon. Maw...returns with the fact that drifters weren't catching those fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-06
News
Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

...peninsula based," he said. "Peninsula residents are involved from every facet whether they are sport fishermen, setnetters or drifters."According to the joint resolution, "Holding the meeting on the Kenai Peninsula would show local residents, businesses...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-27/kenai-peninsula-hopes-to-host-board-
News
Commercial fishermen see glut of pinks, pricier reds

...pronounced. "Typically it's not quite a fifty-fifty split between drifters and setnetters," said Assistant Area Management Biologist Aaron Dupuis. "Usually the drifters get a bit more, but the difference increased quite a bit since we've...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-14/commercial-fishermen-see-glut-of-pin
News
A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...Kenai Peninsula issues. "Peninsula residents are involved from every facet whether they are sport fishermen, setnetters or drifters," Koch told the Clarion in a recent interview.But with the meetings in Anchorage over the past 15 years, the fish board's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-28/a-fish-board-meeting-on-the-penin
Opinion
Drift fleet battles tides, winds, questionable management

...restricted to narrow corridors along the east side. One percent of the fishery is regulating most of the fishery. In February drifters asked for two 12-hour openings a week, which left over five days for fish to pass through. This would still function better...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-10/drift-fleet-battles-tides
Letters

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