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The trouble with snagging

...board members will wrestle with it again.The dialogue will be spirited. Proposal 247, submitted by Kenai River guide Joe Hanes, would allow snagging sockeyes in the 50 miles of Kenai River downstream from Skilak Lake. Snagging would be allowed...
Seeking silvers? Beat the heat

...draw for chasing the large salmon. The Kenai River is calm, peaceful and the summer crowds have largely disappeared. Joe Hanes, owner of Fish Magnet Guide Service said the silver fishing tends to pick up with locals and in-state anglers. "There's...
Setnetters, sport guides guarded heading into 2013

...come up. It's definitely impacting everybody. Everybody is a little gun shy about making plans to come up again." Joe Hanes, who owns and operates the Fish Magnet Guide service, blames the uncertainty of the fishery on poor management. "It's...
Flood advisory in effect

...but that's where ice and water starts to back up. Residents in the Big Eddy area are used to ice jams and flooding. Joe Hanes, who lives on Salmon Run Acres in the Big Eddy area, said ice jams are an annual occurrence and usually happen around...
Flood risks for Big Eddy area subside the release of a glacial dam, to make the river overflow its banks. Water has either frozen up or subsided on Joe Hanes' driveway. Subzero temperatures, ice jams and inadequate culverts backed up approximately a foot of water onto Hanes...
Borough considers restriction of riverbank development

...telling private property owners what to do with their land--zoning,'' Navarre said. Kenai River sport-fishing guide Joe Hanes, who lives near Big Eddy, said the ordinance has been more of a positive thing than many people expected. Restrictions...

...peonies. The couple?s 225 guests enjoyed a dinner buffet prepared by the bride?s mother and cooked on site by Joe Hanes and Rueben Hanke, highlighting Alaska?s fish and seafood. A five-tiered wedding cake was prepared by the bride...
Board of Fisheries tweaks Cook Inlet crab fisheries

...abundance. If abundance rose, the fishery could open more quickly; if abundance dropped, it could close more quickly. Joe Hanes' proposal to allow noncommercial tanner crab harvest at times of lower abundance failed in a 3-4 vote, with board...
Tournament rolls a strike

...Bub's Pizza, Ak Rays, Donna Rumley, Michele Petterson, Soldotna Professional Pharmacy, Sugar Magnolias, Sue Coup, Joe Hanes-Fish Magnet Guide Service, Soldotna Little League, Summit Dry Cleaners, Stanley Chrysler, Dr. Endsley, Al-ASKA...
Kings drive news, sockeyes drive inlet economy

...make a living doing that? No. Because nobody is going to pay $200 to $300 to go sockeye fishing," Miller said. Joe Hanes, owner and operator of the Fish Magnet Guide service, said before the 2013 season that the closure to king fishing had...
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