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Red season winds down; trout, silvers pick up

...appealing, Fish and Game is reporting trolling success for silver salmon near Flat Island, Nanwalek, Point Pogibshi, Mud Bay and Bluff Point, however the fish have been slow north of the Anchor River to Deep Creek. Coho salmon have also been...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-21
Fishing
After 218 days, Endeavour leaves Homer for Cosmo site

...its legs up, as was the case with the George Ferris, a Standard Oil-owned jack-up drilling rig that got stuck in Mud Bay and had to be freed with explosives in 1976. "There were concerns of being able to pull the legs out of the mud and there...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-29/after-218-days-endeavour-leaves-home
News
Ship beaches on Spit

...The initial plan was for the Capt. Greg Alexander to land the Daniel D. Takak on the beach by Pier One Theater on the Mud Bay side of the Spit. The ship would assess the damage, make a better patch and then go dry on the steel grid in the harbor...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-06-14/ship-beaches-on-spit
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Photo feature: Bird?s-eye view

Photo by Michael Armstrong A flock of western sandpipers flies over Mud Bay late Monday off the Homer Spit on their annual migration through Kachemak Bay. Shorebird festivals in Homer and Kenai offer plenty of opportunities for people to spread their bird-watching wings.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051107/news_0511new004.shtml
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Visiting whales get special attention

...they often are seen snoozing on the rock in shallow Mud Bay -- the presence of several big black dorsal fins circling...500 miles off the coast. Luckily for the harbor seals in Mud Bay, the tide was going out and they remained warily perched...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121502/wil_1215020010.shtml
wildlife
Row, row, row your Maki and Mahina boats

...little bit closer to home. "Instead of a book called 'Rowing to Latitude,' we'd write a haiku called 'Rowing to Mud Bay,'" Marianne Aplin said, joking. The sturdy, Kevlar hull 19-feet, 5-inch rowing boats can handle major Arctic...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051311/out_828713700.shtml
Outdoors
Homer count notes record number of birds

...yet left for the winter. The sample count area, which is the same every year, is a 7 1/2-mile-radius circle from Mud Bay. This covers most of the roaded areas of Homer, reaching Fritz Creek, past Diamond Ridge Road, up the Anchor River...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122410/new_761106812.shtml
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Forest Service sets policy on memorials

...who died in separate accidents. Calvin Carlson Sr. has agreed to take down an 11-foot aluminum cross he erected at Mud Bay, one of his son's favorite places, after the 19-year-old died in an ATV accident in 1998. And the Carlson family...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030100/ala_030100ala01.shtml
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Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival coming to Homer this weekend

...hot spots, like Beluga Slough, Bishop's Beach, and Mud Bay. There will be shorebird viewing stations set up in the...identification skills, or just enjoy a day of birding out in Mud Bay, Beluga Slough, or on the Spit, Homer is the place to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/050908/out_210658935.shtml
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