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Photo: Fish on!

Monet Barbee talks to Joe Henn who is filleting her first fish of the season. The two came from Wasilla and caught four Red salmon on opening day, Thursday, on the Kenai Beach. The season opener was met with heavy rains and wind, but didn't deter handfuls of dip-netters.

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News
Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season

...Prior to the season, the Alaska Department Fish and Game forecast was for a sockeye run of 26.6 million fish. A run of that size would have allowed a commercial harvest of 17.9 million fish, leaving about 8.7 million fish for escapement...

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News
Twins drop semifinal at Wood Bat tourney to Service

...entirety of a game that ultimately resulted in a 6-3 loss to Service on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Bill Miller Big Fish Wood Bat Tournament at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.Under cloudy, threatening skies, Service punched its ticket to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-07-09/twins-drop-semifinal-at-wood-bat-t
Sports
Trickling in: Wednesday's gillnet opening wet, slow

...into the Kenai. Several rain-gear and fish-slime clad fishers on the beach near...raindrops as crew members hit each other with fish, while steadily filling large, plastic...is just south of the Kenai River. They fish primarily outer nets, or those that don't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-09/trickling-in-wednesdays-gillnet-open
News
The reds are in; dipnetters are on their way

...town won't be so quick. There will be lines at the grocery store and waits for tables at local restaurants. And when the fish counts spike, expect traffic jams at the fishery access points along Bridge Access Road, Cannery Road and Spruce Street.With...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-10/the-reds-are-in-dipnetters-are-on
Opinion
An Outdoor View: Chaos at the boat ramp

...several of us cheered and applauded, but he didn't seem to notice. He probably thought it was a local custom.People who fish on and around boat ramps don't make things any easier for boaters. I once had to get out of my vehicle and wade out into the...

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Outdoors
Legion Twins split opening day Big Fish tourney

...Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.In 2012, the American Legion Twins beat Columbia 2-0 on the opening day of the Bill Miller Big Fish Tournament. It still stands as the only time the Twins have beaten a former Legion World Series champion.The two squads were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-07-08/legion-twins-split-opening-day-big
Sports

2 pounds sea bass or other mild, firm fish fillets, skin on2 tablespoons olive oil2 teaspoons...separate pan, warm the pepper jelly. Arrange the fish on a platter and pour pepper jelly over the fish. Sprinkle the fish with toasted almonds and serve...

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Food
Kenai's personal use dip-net fishery officially open

...biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. It is likely...low visibility, making it harder for the fish to see a floating hook. Between the mouth...River, Pawluk said. The quality of the fish being caught is low. So far, around 66...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-09/kenais-personal-use-dip-
Fishing
Bill Miller tourney starts today

The Bill Miller Big Fish Wood Bat Tournament starts today at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai and the Kenai Little League field.The tournament starts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-07-07/bill-miller-tourney-starts-today
Sports

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