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Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...retain one king salmon per household permit. The king salmon fishery has been managed conservatively during this season. Sport fishers were limited to no bait for kings to open the season and setnetters were limited to no more than 36 hours of fishing time per...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/fish-and-game-loosens-kenai-river-ki
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Last week of July means reds, kings

...also an online option for reporting personal-use catches, accessible at www.fish.alaska.gov/PU.For personal-use fishers who don't get quite what they want from the Kenai River by Friday, the Kasilof River remains open to dipnetting through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-29/last-week-of-july-means-reds-kin
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Sleeping by the fishes

...was reached unanimously; each year seems slower than the last. By 11 p.m., dipnetting is closed for the night. Tired fishers trudge back across the beach from the river's mouth to their tents, dipnets balanced on their shoulders and coolers filled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-19/sleeping-with-the-fishes
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Local entities work to make dipnetting safe, enjoyable

...wisely." Even local vendors are getting involved with the fishery, cashing in on the influx of people while making sure the fishers remain well fed and alert. Soldotna resident Jessica Jackson split her time between the Wook Waffez Waffle Emporium and food...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-19/the-justice-league
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Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...the association, which represents commercial drift gillnet fishers. The UCIDA presentation focused initially on the value of...fisheries go."Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said fishers in the Mat-Su Valley felt they were not getting the returns...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-26/senate-committee-hears-second-day-of
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Commercial fishers find salmon market a challenge

Cook Inlet salmon fishers are in for another slim year, with an...reeling from low prices, Cook Inlet fishers are among those fighting to reclaim a...meantime, however, Cook Inlet salmon fishers will have to suffer through another bleak...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030202/pub_econ02pub002.shtml
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Fishers gear up for 'Kenai Wild'

...Inlet commercial fishers, fish processors...said commercial fisher and board president...said commercial fisher and United Cook Inlet...spent on teaching fishers and plant and tender...program." Driftnet fisher Harris said he looks...to all Cook Inlet fishers benefiting from the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062502/bus_0625020003.shtml
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Commercial fishers ride out changes

...1998, was a tough one for salmon and fishers on Cook Inlet. According to the Kenai...and fewer in number. In 1998 commercial fishers bagged 1.5 million sockeye with an average...but anecdotal evidence from commercial fishers suggests that it was a much better year...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042200/ser_0422000013.shtml
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Setnetters, sport fishers take another hit

...district setnetters lose gear, and sport fishers face lower bag limits under rules passed...Tony Knowles. Upper inlet commercial fishers target sockeye salmon, which run earlier...away, but on the Kenai River, sport fishers simply can fish more days later. He questioned...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021300/new_021300new001.html
Fish board imposes 'severe restrictions' on setnet fishery

...from the setnet harvest as fishers remained on the beach...taken out of the setnet fishers' allocation of kings, however the inriver sport fishers stop targeting kings on...Butler, a commercial setnet fisher and representative of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-05
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