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Permit data shows steady growth in Cook Inlet personal use fishing

...estimates that more than 534,000 salmon were caught in the personal use fisheries on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers and in Fish Creek. The vast majority of those fish were caught in the Kenai River where the personal use salmon dipnetting season runs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-08/permit-data-shows-steady-growth-in-c
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Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014

...Susitna River, the Crescent River and Fish Creek.On the Kenai River, biologists...of the inlet, Susitna River and Fish Creek sockeye salmon runs are each expected...return to the Susitna and 61,000 to Fish Creek.Biologists also estimated commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-f
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Layoffs on the horizon for state employees

...tributary; general funds that were used for a limnology lab in the Soldotna office; and a sockeye salmon smolt project on Fish Creek which drains into Big Lake. Shields said that represented about $210,000 in funding cut from the commercial division...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-05/layoffs-on-the-horizon-for-state-emp
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Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...Susitna River, the Crescent River and Fish Creek. On the Kenai River, biologists...of the inlet, Susitna River and Fish Creek sockeye salmon runs are each expected...return to the Susitna and 61,000 to Fish Creek. Biologists also estimated commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-for
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Reminder: Deadline to return personal-use permits is Friday

...personal-use fisheries this year to turn in their permits by Friday. This includes permits used for dipnetting on the Kenai, Fish Creek and Kasilof rivers, as well as personal-use setnetting on the Kasilof River. Even if a permit holder did not use...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-13/personal-fisheries-permits-to-be-ret
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Strong sockeye return forecast for Cook Inlet

...20-year average of 430,000 salmon.Fish Creek, at the northern end of the Inlet...forecast. The 20-year average for Fish Creek is 107,000 sockeyes.If the forecast pans out, the Fish Creek return would be larger than this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-02/strong-sockeye-return-forecast-for-c
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Statewide salmon harvest tops 2005's record haul

...in 2012, and also more than other recent years, despite getting a slightly later start than in some past years. At Fish Creek, near the Knik River, the number of cohos returning each day has slowed down, but about 6,525 were counted through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-03/statewide-salmon-harvest-tops-2005s-
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Board passes 44 proposals

...from April 1 to June 15. ? Proposal 318 - Open the Fish Creek personal-use fishery from July 10 to 31 unless the sockeye...from May 15 to June 1. ? Proposal 305 - Closed the Fish Creek drainage to sportfishing. ? Proposal 306 - Move several...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-13-1
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Upgrade to Sterling Highway nears completion

...a narrow strip that winds along steep, muddy bluffs and cliffs on one side and swampy wetlands draining into the fish creeks on the other side, proved more challenging than engineers thought, said Pat Wittrock, the state's project manager...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091200/ala_091200ala0030001.shtml
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Catch 'em as you can

...The total yearly harvest limit in all Upper Cook Inlet personal-use fisheries - including the Kenai, Kasilof and Fish Creek dipnet fisheries - is 25 salmon and 10 flounder with 10 additional salmon for each additional household member, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-03-2
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