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Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014

...continue to return to the inlet in large numbers and king salmon numbers continue to drop, disparities in harvest between the two gear types have become more pronounced."Typically it's not quite a 50-50 split between drifters and setnetters," said Assistant...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-f
Trends
ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook Inlet

...considered the new information."Keep doing what we're doing, sounds like," he said.Both fishermen use herring seine gear in the experimental fishery. Nelson's net hangs at about 180 feet deep and fishes at about 150. It isn't deep enough to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/adfg-opens-experimental-pollock-fi
Trends
Pioneer Potluck: About Ginger being left

...There was such urgency in his voice, we all rushed back to the car and quickly jumped in. Dad started the car, put it in gear and " turned on a dime in the middle of the road and left some change" (another Dad terminology)and we roared back into town...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-02-24
Food
Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...restrict the fishery even further to protect the dwindling stocks. "We started sometimes with shortened seasons, changes in gear type regulation, down to one hook from multiple hooks, bait to no bait and along with that, we've seen the size and number...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/faced-with-uncertainty-fishing-gui
Trends
Hiking with kids takes a bit more planning

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Once upon a time, going for a hike was a simple activity.Toss a few snacks, water and appropriate gear into a backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and you're ready to roll.That all changes once you have children.Between...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-19/hiking-with-kids-takes-a-bit-mor
Outdoors
Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

...tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches.At...the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center. He warns that the gear doesn't make a person invincible. Backcountry skiers need...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/technology-improves-avalanche-ge
Outdoors
School salmon program moves onto the ice

...560 students attended. Many parents also came to fish with their students, bringing along their own gear and tackle. For those without gear of their own, Fish and Game staff and volunteers provided poles, hooks, and shrimp for bait, as well...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/students-receive-ice-fishing-demonst
News
Gillnets in the Kenai River don't make sense

...to catch everything," he said. "It's a non-selective gear type so you're going to be catching spawning-colored reds...up how ridiculous this action is: "It's a non-selective gear type in an era of conservation. If you don't say no to gillnets...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-18/gillnets-in-the-kenai-riv
Letters
Pioneer Potluck: About Dad's hat and Sunday School

...out the kitchen door, after telling Mom goodbye and go sit in the car until we all got in, start the engine, put it in "go gear" and off down the dirt road we would go to Sunday school. He picked up neighbor kids along the way but before we got to church...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-02-17
Food
Tight Lines: Ice fishing can be cool winter fun

...more into the sport there is always room for expansion. My friend Jim, for example, carries an insulated bucket he can stash gear in, but that doubles as a cushioned seat when he doesn't bring a folding chair along. There are also a wide variety of ice...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2015-02-18/tight-lines-ice-fishing-
Fishing

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