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By road, lake and river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay

...custom-built trailers - including the Eagle Claw and the Independence, Brent Cathey's boat.Flora and Cathey, another Homer fisherman, are waiting on a third Homer boat, the Solstice, before they set out from Pile Bay, where they put their boats...
Halibut quota cut again

...economically painful in the short term, I'm glad to see that the commission took most of the recommended cuts," said Homer fisherman Malcolm Milne, from the North Pacific Fisheries Association. "This will hopefully put us at the bottom and we can...
Photo exhibit brings together Homer fishermen

Part of TEDx Homer, a series of talks on science, art, technology and the environment held last week, Axelrod's "Faces of Fishing" is the only Inside Out project in Alaska.
Fisherman's day goes from bad to worse

...Coast Guard Cutter Hickory keeps watch on the stern tow of the 48-foot fishing vessel Sea Hunter on Nov. 7. A Homer fisherman's trip went from bad to worse earlier this month when his disabled vessel was rescued in heavy seas and then he...
North Pacific council working on chinook bycatch protection

...Those things would help them support an effort, she said. "This isn't the action to get us there," she said. Homer fishermen Pete Wedin said that while there are many unknowns about what's happening to salmon, wasting chinook is definitely...
Anglers protest plan strategy to save winter king fishery

...picture issues that could come to create enormous havoc at some point,'' Engel told the Anchorage Daily News. Homer fishermen respond that their fishery is long-established and not growing. ''A lot of these guys are highline commercial...
19 years later, Exxon Valdez spill checks have been mailed

...The first round of payments should be completed by today, said Lynn Sarko, the settlement fund administrator. Homer fishermen weren't popping champagne corks this week -- or buying expensive toys. "It's hard to whoop and holler when...
Supreme Court slashes Valdez damage award

...year's profit. This is like the coffee bill," said Homer fisherman Andy Wills, who fished herring in Prince William Sound. "We lost a way of life." Homer fisherman Ken Castner criticized the Supreme Court's calculation...


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