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Fish Board spurns Central Peninsula

...who know and understand the passions of those who make their living from Alaska waters." Kenai Peninsula setnetter Gary Hollier said he remembered one contentious incident, but did not think it merited the notoriety it had gotten. "I remember...
Whether they like it or not, anglers catch plenty of pink salmon in the saltwater, or failing that, buy them from a local setnet fisherman with a catcher-processor permit. Gary Hollier, a setnetter whose sites are near the Kenai River said people often buy their pink salmon commercially. "At 28 cents...
Fishing for a change

...some of the longest-running commercial fishers in the Cook Inlet decided it was time for a change. Cutting back Gary Hollier has known he has a king salmon problem for some years. The 43-year veteran of the commercial fishing in the inlet...
Board of Fisheries meeting not easily accessible for everyone

...hotel employee said the standard government rate was $99 a night, at least a $1,386 bill for the 14-day meeting. Gary Hollier, an East Side commercial setnet fisher, said he spent about $3,000 to attend the meeting. "It's a big commitment...
Board flips on Kenai escapement goal

...people that wrote the letters are going to be disappointed, I'm disappointed." Despite the reversal, setnetter Gary Hollier said damage had still been done to the Board of Fisheries process. "A lot of people came to this board with some solutions...
Johnson: F&G don't hatch sockeye in inlet

...production it might be a good idea for fishermen to examine their own fishery for ways to increase king salmon escapement. Gary Hollier voluntarily fished 29-mesh deep nets this year. The legal limit is 45-mesh deep. Chris Avery released king salmon...
Hundreds testify to BOF

...fishermen voiced opposition to proposals which would limit or change their gear, Central Peninsula setnet fisherman Gary Hollier said he had voluntarily modified his gear to try and reduce his harvest of king salmon. Last year, Hollier cut several...
Being there no easy feat

...until 10 days ago," said Robert Williams, president of the Kenai Peninsula Fisherman's Association said Wednesday. Gary Hollier, vice-president of the Kenai Peninsula Fisherman's Association, said it's a significant cost for him to attend...
Old Timers enjoy luncheon

...hard with the many special tasks required besides serving and cleaning up . These "KIDS," Mike and Joan Seaman, Gary Hollier, Susie Covich, Carol Anderson, Pat Falkenburg, Barb Jewell, Bonnie Porter, Janice Wilsack, Jim Arness, Shawn...
Old Timers have great time at luncheon 200 plus can be, all cleaned their plates, as they were taught! The kids, Janice Walker Wilsac, Ted Navarre, Gary Hollier and Gilda, Ginger Denison Kaona, Chris Morin Cook, Donna Eagle Atkins, Esther Eagle, Sherrie Stiers- Dahlen...


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