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An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...ensure adequate escapement of early-run kings into the river, closing the river to all...optimal escapement goal is 5,300 to 9,000 kings. The pre-season forecast for this year's...stopping the the harvest of Kenai River kings only in May and June, then lets it begin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26
Outdoors
ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook Inlet

...caught, and all were released alive.Russ said that when dead kings were hauled in on a previous trip, they were delivered to the...many that "you can't shake 'em fast enough when fishing for kings."Finding the fish and figuring out where to catch them is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/adfg-opens-experimental-pollock-fi
Trends
Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...along with that, we've seen the size and number of the larger kings diminishing," he said. What was once the most unique attraction...we're probably going to be forced to do more and more if these kings don't turn around."Berg said the whole model for sportfish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/faced-with-uncertainty-fishing-gui
Trends
Poem: Where's Our Winter?

...your leg about mowing the lawn,but if the river weren't iced over, I swear I'd be up before dawncatching some of those Kings, Cohoes and Sockeyesheading up the Kenai to spawn.Please forgive me; I'm not trying to sound intentionally mean,but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-25/poem-wheres-our-winter
Arts & Entertainment
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014

...Dupuis. "Usually the drifters get a bit more, but the difference increased quite a bit since we've had a low abundance of kings."The conversation around saving chinook salmon has not subsided and sportfishing managers promised similar restrictions to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/upper-cook-inlet-sockeye-harvest-f
Trends
Brown Bears' Jackstadt surges in second half

...when UAA decided it didn't want him to start playing until the 2015-16 season.Jackstadt ended up with the Powell River Kings in Powell River, British Columbia, but was traded to Kenai River after just six games there."When I was traded from Powell...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-26/brown-bears-jackstadt-surges-in-se
Sports
GW Westmoreland

...bird returning in the spring to his summer retreat at Clam Gulch. His family and friends have happy memories of fishing for kings on the Ninilchik and Anchor rivers.We all enjoyed sitting around his camp fire, telling fish stories, and remembering good...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174262027
Fish and Game forecasts more kings on the Kenai River

If the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's preseason forecast for the early run of chinook salmon on the Kenai River proves to be accurate, it will be the second lowest run on the river in 30 years.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-17/fish-and-game-forecasts-more-kings-o
News
Gillnets in the Kenai River don't make sense

...you're not going to want to catch, pinks, spawning-colored kings, everything." There are three citizen members on the Federal...salmon. Do these people even care about trying to protect the kings? Years ago a professional athlete was complaining about a 12...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-18/gillnets-in-the-kenai-riv
Letters
Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...Managers have also closed the river to king fishing upstream of Slikok Creek through July 31 to protect spawning early run kings, said Fish and Game Sport Fish Division Area Management Biologist Robert Begich. While the king salmon management actions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-19/fish-and-game-to-close-early-run-kin
News

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