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Keep it safe on Memorial Day weekend

...After one of the odder winters in recent memory, Memorial Day weekend has arrived. And that means the kids are out of school, fish are in the rivers and it's time for us to get under way with summer on the Kenai Peninsula.Before you leap off the sofa and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-21/keep-it-safe-on-memorial-day-week
Opinion
Gangs of hooligan invade Cook Inlet

...runs. "The worst part of catching these fish is carrying them out," said Anchor Point...caught just over seven pounds of the oily fish in his 20-foot net this season. He's...them until they're crispy," he said. Fish and Game doesn't know the exact numbers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-20/gangs-of-hooligan-invade-cook-in
Outdoors
Tight Lines: Anglers gear up for fishing season

...fishing for kings. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports that halibut fishing has been fair and will start to improve as more fish migrate into shallower summer feeding areas...closed to king fishing by emergency order. Fish and Game Assistant Area Management Biologist...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-20/tight-lines-anglers-gear-up-for-
Outdoors
New fish board member named, not divulged

...with no announcement, though staff in his office said he has made his appointment. However, when reached late Tuesday retired Fish and Wildlife Trooper Robert "Bob" Mumford, of Anchorage, said he had been appointed to the open spot. Mumford, who is currently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/new-fish-board-member-named-not-divu
News
Gov. names Hull, Mezirow as top picks federal fishery panel

...pick for the small boat commercial representative seat. He fishes commercially for halibut, salmon and other species. Seward...replace Ed Dersham. Mezirow is a charter operator who also fishes commercially for halibut. The governor also named two alternates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-14/gov-names-hull-mezirow-as-top-picks-
News
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...session. "Our approved Department of Fish and Game and high levels of government...brilliant person and not know anything about fish. It's definitely the wrong way to characterize...until prompted by Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten. Mumford...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20/gillis-resignation-was-over-board-ap
News
Pioneer Potluck: About my eighth grade graduation present

...Grannie Annie's Cookin' on the Woodstove"; "Grannie Annie's Cookin' at the Homestead"; "Grannie Annie's Cookin' Fish from Cold Alaskan Waters"; and "Grannie Annie's Eat Dessert First." They are available at M & M Market in Nikiski.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-05-19/8th-grade-graduat
Food
Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors

...means groundfishermen who catch fish like cod, haddock and pollock...on May 1.Jan Margeson, who fishes out of Chatham and Harwich...collect data about discarded fish, Frady said. The data are...total catch, which includes fish that are brought ashore and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-05/fishermen-fear-looming-cost-of-at-se
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Connecting the coast: bycatch in the Bering Sea

...deeper I got into the world of fish, the more complex but interconnected...The groundfish fleet that fishes in the Bering Sea consists of...The average size of those fish: just 4.8 pounds. Beyond the immediate loss of these fish, the depletion of juvenile...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-29/voices-of-the-peninsula-connectin
Opinion
Governor needs to carefully consider next BOF appointment

...spot now regarding the whole Board of Fish debacle. But if he caves now to the demands of the Kenai River Sport Fish Association (KRSA) he will loose the...for this important seat. A strong sport fish/personal use advocate is fine, but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-18/governor-needs-to-careful
Letters

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