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Massive debris removal project to get underway

...000 a day, Stewart said.Many of the project sites are remote and rugged. Crews working at sites like Kayak and Montague islands in Prince William Sound, for example, get there by boat and sleep onboard. The need to keep moving down the shoreline...
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...lichen-colored rocks or rusty-brown soil. There are two likely endemic subspecies of hoary marmots in Alaska. Montague Island marmots were last seen at the turn of the 20th century and may be extinct or close to extinction. Glacier Bay marmots...
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage. A well-known bush pilot, Gilliland died in a plane crash on Montague Island in Prince William Sound in May 1955 at age 45. FBI records say he spent 12 days in Washington D.C., in June-July...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...subduction zone theory. Some of the evidence was pushed right out of the ocean for all the world to see.Parts of Montague Island on the south side of the Sound and Middleton Island farther out in the Gulf of Alaska rose up to 36 feet during the...
Frederick Louis Fruhwirth

Soldotna resident Frederick Louis Fruhwirth died on Friday, June 27, 2014 while on a trip to Montague Island. He lived his 66 years doing many things he enjoyed.Fred was born on June 27, 1948 in Carrington, North Dakota and lived in...
Fish and Game fields reports of mushy halibut to Cook Inlet waters -- reports aren't coming in from other halibut fishing grounds like the reefs near Montague Island, Prince William Sound or Nuka Bay located on the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula. Failor said a few reports...
When big fish happen to good people -- a rule?

...everything else back. We fished with them on the last day of their trip and spent about four hours trolling the coast of Montague Island for salties. We hooked into one, but it wasn't on their lines. They had convinced themselves that the only way...
A shore eyesore

...year, after surveying debris-filled beaches at Montague Island and Gore Point, GoAK got $115,000 from the National...Gore Point a beach with relatively less debris than Montague Island. REI kicked in $10,000, and the Center for Alaskan...
Landing 240-pound salmon shark in inlet requires family effort for Kasilof teen

...fishermen out of Valdez, Seward and Whittier,? he said, adding the majority of sharks charters go after are near Montague Island or Cordova. Bob Candopoulos, owner of Saltwater Safari charter service in Seward, said he?s seen and caught...
Rookies beware: there's no ego in fly fishing

...own ingenuity and savvy. From the smallmouth bass of Colorado to the halibut and salmon of the Alaskan waters near Montague Island, I'm no greenhorn to catching, landing or handling fish of most sizes.With that in mind and my restlessness...


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