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Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...king salmon run is translating to more fish for everyone, while highlighting management...side setnetters. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order allowing...the midpoint of the run. According to Fish and Game's king salmon management plan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/fish-and-game-loosens-kenai-river-ki
News
Take a moment to appreciate the fish

...and is either fishing, getting ready to fish or just finished fishing, so we'll keep...On Friday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game eased restrictions on the Kenai...season has been slow to this point, but Fish and Game says indicators show a pulse of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-25/take-a-moment-to-appreciate-the-f
Opinion
Letters to the editor

...bait.Despite what the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has recently termed a "period of...was scooped, bonked, and tossed into the fish box as if it were just another abundant food-fish of never ending numbers. Big grins and celebratory...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-27/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Fish and Game lifts bait restriction for Kenai River kings

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has lifted the bait restriction...fishery.According to a press release from Fish and Game, starting on 12:01 a.m...restricted to those waters downstream of the Fish and Game markers located approximately...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-24/fish-and-game-lifts-bait-restriction
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An Outdoor View: On filling the freezer

...than we can eat. When this happens, the fish end up in the garbage or fed to animals...that might help you determine how many fish you need. Salmon that are properly cared...are handled. Most importantly, fresh fish should be kept clean and cold. The sooner...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/an-outdoor-view-on-filling-the-f
Fishing
Sockeye fishing makes anglers twitchy

...Kenai Peninsula's beaches to wrestle fish out of the surf, anglers take to the riverbanks...flipping it back upstream. "Most of the fish, you're going to feel them down at the...most likely indicator of when a pulse of fish may come through. "You've got to time...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/sockeye-fishing-makes-anglers-twitch
Fishing
Refuge Notebook: At a loss for what to do? Camping opportunitites galore

...Upper Skilak Campground, watching a colony of beavers collect logs for their lodge on Hidden Lake, or reeling in the biggest fish of your life out on Skilak Lake, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge campgrounds can provide all of your recreational needs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/refuge-notebook-at-a-loss-for-wh
Outdoors
Fishing report: All eyes on the Kenai as sockeye numbers build, king fishing steady

...fishing remains steady. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers reported a pulse of sockeye...fishing further upstream. Jason Pawluk, Fish and Game assistant area management biologist...into that little pulse, and we saw some fish move into the river, and bump up the sonar...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/fishing-report-all-eyes-on-the-kenai
Fishing
Voices of Faith: When you get knocked down ...

...over the rocks, the bears scooping up fish, and the salmon trying to swim upstream...part of the stream. I watched as this fish jumped repeatedly only to run face first into a rock. I kept waiting for that fish to stop. Part of me wanted to go down...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-07-23/voices-of-faith-when-you-get-kn
Community
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...time it takes to drill a complete exploratory well. Shell had hoped to simultaneously drill two wells. However, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requires a minimum of 15 miles between drill sites to avoid significant effects on walrus. Shell's two...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
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