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Local entities work to make dipnetting safe, enjoyable

...forces are at work to maintain the fishery behind the scenes. With thousands of Alaskans flooding the north and south Kenai beaches during the season's peak weekend, both city and community resources were necessary to keep the fishery running smoothly...
Peak dipnet weekend keeps law enforcement busy

...last year's citations were for parking-related violations.Sgt. Jay Sjogren was the police supervisor for the Kenai beaches over the weekend, in addition to carrying out his normal duties for the police department. In a Saturday interview...
Dipnet stories appreciated

...and effort, make the event seem real and riveting. All the talk about dip netters and their annual invasion of the Kenai beaches are the sign of one major thing, how tremendously successful a public fishery it is, the most so of any new sport...
Sleeping by the fishes

Each year, thousands of eager Alaskans flood the north and south Kenai beaches for the personal-use dipnet season with the same goal in mind: catching fish. The way Alaskans go about achieving that goal...
Law enforcement prepares for dipnet season

The personal use salmon dipnetting open season begins Friday which means the Kenai beaches will be swarming with fishermen from around the state. To combat potential safety hazards, the Kenai Police Department and other...
Thanks for help ROCin' the Kenai

...Community." My Caring for the Kenai project of finding a solution to the excessive fish waste and trash problem on the Kenai Beaches developed into a two year passion. This summer, numerous community members realized the significant dilemma that...
Refuge Notebook: Ice-age mammals on the Kenai Peninsula - an update

...general information about extinct elephants and then discussed the climatic implications of elephant remains found along Kenai beaches. He speculated on when the extinct animals might have come onto the Kenai Peninsula but, at that time, none of the...
Kenai beaches face testing

A recently released report shows that last summer, Kenai River beaches had more bacteria than is generally considered safe.
Making a clean getaway: Pondering ways to rid Kenai beaches of summer debris

The Kenai City Council recently debated a measure that would have allowed residents of Kenai to park for free to access the personal-use dipnet fishery at the mouth of the Kenai River.
None favor beach driving ban

...action near tents set up in the dunes near the mouth of the river in 2006. Photo by M. Scott Moon An idea to protect Kenai beaches by prohibiting people from driving on them died soon after leaving the starting gate Thursday evening. The Kenai Parks...


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