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Time for the fish board to meet on the peninsula

...meetings at a severe disadvantage. Moreover, while users in the Mat-Su and Anchorage area may utilize central and lower Cook Inlet rivers regularly - a point board members repeat when they assert that they'd like to meet in a neutral area - they...
Fishing report: Reds rush to the Russian

...with the Special Harvest Areas 2 miles north of the Anchor River to Bluff Point from July 1-15.Halibut fishing in lower Cook Inlet continues to improve, with larger fish migrating into shallower summer feeding grounds. Likewise, halibut fishing...
King salmon fishing continues to pleasantly surprise

...for saltwater kings, good fishing in the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit, and good halibut fishing in lower Cook Inlet.Out of Seward, Fish and Game reports catches of king and sockeye salmon on Resurrection Bay. Halibut fishing is...
Buccaneer bankruptcy demand hits businesses, agencies

...of money back."Buccaneer Oil, the Australian owned oil company that explored for and developed oil and gas in lower Cook Inlet, at the West Eagle Site and in Kenai, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief on May 31, 2014. As part of the bankruptcy...
Refuge Notebook: Records fall during 115th Christmas Bird Count

...recent CBC "firsts" of White-winged Scoter, Common Loon, and Common Murre - species usually restricted to the lower Cook Inlet in winter. Additionally, in November, a Steller's Eider and a Horned Grebe were both observed in the ice-free...
Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

...Energy Management (BOEM) recently announced its intent to lease over 1.17 million acres of the rich fisheries of Lower Cook Inlet for more oil and gas leasing. BOEM initiated this process - which will cost taxpayers millions of dollars - upon...
Fish Board spurns Central Peninsula session in on the central peninsula in 2016. Members then decided to hold the Kodiak meeting in Kodiak and the Lower Cook Inlet meeting in Homer before moving on to the Upper Cook Inlet meeting location. Jeffrey, Kluberton and board member...
Only three weeks to reel in the halibut of the season

...Three of more than 100 tagged fish circulating the Lower Cook Inlet have been caught, including one with a matching...and resulted in success for fishermen throughout the Lower Cook Inlet, Failor said. For the last few weeks, anglers have...
Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary, crew rescue boaters off Homer

...Auxiliary and two crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning. The boat, a 23-foot fiberglass cabin cruiser, lost power about 5 miles west of Point Pogibshi...
State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...million to 1.2 million fish, but the final escapement will also come later after in-river harvest is removed.Lower Cook Inlet fishermen have also continued to harvest sockeye, with about 211,000 sockeye caught through Aug. 5, up from 179...


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