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Last week of July means reds, kings

...fishing with bait, was, "in a word, spectacular," with plenty of boats catching fish, as well as many anglers releasing kings. Since then, the fishing has cooled off just a bit, but remains good.Anglers hoping to catch a king salmon on the Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-29/last-week-of-july-means-reds-kin
Outdoors
An Outfoor View: Jenna talks habitat

...cap, had spent the morning showing four customers from Eastern Oregon how to catch sockeyes. She had been booked to fish for kings, but the run in early July had been so poor, she had talked them into fishing for Kasilof River sockeyes.Now, as she filleted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-30/an-outfoor-view-jenna-talks-habi
Outdoors
Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager

...denies any conservation necessity for king salmon on the Kenai River. He cited the relative health of this season's late run kings, recently opened to bait fishing and dipnet retention in state waters and projected to meet minimum escapement, as proof...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/kenai-gillnet-plan-denied-subsistenc
News
Federal subsistence board says no kings for Kenai River gillnet

...gillnet fishery on the Kenai River can target sockeye, but kings are off limits. An emergency Special Action of the Federal...confirmed that it remains in effect for the late run of Kenai River kings.The gillnet for the Ninilchik Traditional Council was approved...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-08/federal-subsistence-board-says-no-ki
News
Time for Kenai River guides to look in the mirror

...new escapement goal in recent years, ADF&G found it prudent to turn anglers loose despite presently having only 11,000 kings in a system that used to see late run king returns of 40,000 plus. We all know the politics of our fisheries and why this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-27/time-for-kenai-river-guid
Letters
Time to protect kings is past due

...Les Palmer's July 3 column: Sunny days, giant kings, smiley clients, all rare. Part of a glorious...independent audit. Hook and release where giant kings spawn not only harms kings, they do not spawn, and has resulted in shrinkage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-06/time-to-protect-kings-is-
Letters
Fish and Game lifts bait restriction for Kenai River kings

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has lifted the bait restriction in the Kenai River sport king salmon fishery. According to a press release from Fish and Game, starting on 12:01 a.m.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-24/fish-and-game-lifts-bait-restriction
News
Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...Sport fishers were limited to no bait for kings to open the season and setnetters were...in-river projection of more than 22,500 kings has been made and seems stable just before...The escapement goal for late-run Kenai kings is 15,000 to 30,000.Directly after...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/fish-and-game-loosens-kenai-river-ki
News
Fishing report: All eyes on the Kenai as sockeye numbers build, king fishing steady

...fishery, where sonar picked up an estimated 1,018 kings on Friday and 828 kings on Saturday, dropping down to 489 Sunday and 438...sampling. Emergency orders restricting anglers targeting kings to an unbaited, single-hook, artificial lure remain...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/fishing-report-all-eyes-on-the-kenai
Fishing
Soldotna Progress Days Rodeo: 'You just got to be a cowboy'

...want to make this show huge," Dilley said of the rodeo. "We've got a lot of people in town, with the red fishing and kings opening up. We really want to pack our stands."Both children and adults will compete in the Progress Days Rodeo - the junior...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-21/soldotna-progress-days-rodeo-you-jus
News

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