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By road, lake and river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay the openers in each of five fishing districts.But before they start fishing, about 60 boats make the trip from Kamishak Bay to Bristol Bay via the Williamsport Road and the Kvichak River.The Williamsport Road links Iliamna Bay, across Cook...

...Iliamna 10,016 feet Non-eruptive events recorded since 1741. Mount Augustine 4,134 feet A volcanic island in Kamishak Bay. Erupted: 1883, 1908, 1935, 1963-64, 1976, 1986 and 2005-06. Mount Douglas 7,020 feet Inactive since the...
Ring of Fire

...noneruptive" activity, others as "possibly not" eruptions. Mount Augustine 4,134 feet, occupies its own island in Kamishak Bay about 70 miles due west of the mouth of Kachemak Bay. Erupted in 1883, 1908, 1935, 1963-64, 1976, 1986 and 2005-06...
BOF approves new hatchery programs

...and most of them return to Resurrection Bay. Originally the association produced salmon to return to Kachemak and Kamishak bays, but those returns were poor and the association was unable to do cost retrieval at those locations. "Thus, by...
Decision could set in motion Augustine Island geothermal energy

...document examined the effect of uses, impacts to wildlife, habitat and the existing uses of the island located near Kamishak Bay on the west side of Lower Cook Inlet, about 60 miles southwest of Homer. It also gives the department's blessing...
Pebble Mine shouldn't be allowed to advance

...The Northern Dynasty group i.e. Pebble Mine plan are if nothing else persistent in the goal they have planned for Kamishak Bay. The problem with the mine location is the wet lands and rivers that for eons have nourished the fish,animals and...
Commercial fishers find salmon market a challenge

...the dust settles after the March 18 opening. Cook Inlet's biggest herring fishery, the sac roe seine fishery in Kamishak Bay, is closed again this spring due to low stocks. The Department of Fish and Game continues to monitor the herring population...
Valuable lessons from "bear viewing" at McNeil River

...during the 1898 Gold Rush, and eventually established his copper claim and ranch on this glacial river that empties into Kamishak Bay. Since 1967, hunting has been prohibited on the 128,000-acre sanctuary. At least 144 different bears have been...
Floating concern

...likely from Japanese construction projects and - landed in places like Gore Point, Montague Island, Kayak Island and Kamishak Bay. "If it is a catcher beach or outer beach on the Gulf of Alaska it has received a good amount of debris," he said...
The Ring of Fire: Alaska?s Volcanoes

...Augustine Height: 4,134 feet, occupies its own island in Kamishak Bay about 70 miles due west of the mouth of Kachemak Bay...Of the names that did not adhere to Mt. Augustine: Kamishak Bay?s grumpy peak, Mount Chinabora, Mount St. Augustin...


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