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DNR faces dipnet conundrum

...improvements. Build it, and they will come. It might be time to consider a different solution, and close sections of the river bank to fishing, as has been done on other parts of the river that were being loved to death.In a recent story, a number...
All in the family: Young entrepreneur gets to work at Port of Kenai

...Chidem Cherrier's native Turkey. Among the expansion plans speculated on between Roland Cherrier and his mother are a river bank boardwalk from the edge of the city docks to the RV park, a riverside fish and chips restaurant, and an aquarium in...
Tight Lines: Fish on! on the Kasilof

...As they danced around each other when one ran upstream and the other ran down, the handful of other anglers on the river bank near Crooked Creek reeled in and stepped back to watch the action. Most of the conversation at first revolved around...
Borough's anadromous streams protections survive another challenge

...given the opportunity to be in your position today, would give anything to go back and not remove the trees along their river bank," she said. "Give anything to vote to keep an ordinance intact, if not increasing the footage of it."On the 9-person...
Are silver salmon next?

...River. More and more cabins are being built along the river and riverfront lots are being cleared right down to the river bank along the riparian zone with no respect for the 50 foot Borough setback ordinance. There is almost no zoning and mediocre...
Cities brace for summer throngs

...the fish waste problem on the shores of the river. "Centennial Park had problems last year with fish carcasses on the river bank," Soldotna City Manager Larry Semmens said. The stations were approved during the City Council's Feb. 22 meeting...
Non-commercial users harvest plenty of fish

...because of the last two years and a poor forecast for this one. Someone chose to "spend" their leisure time on the river bank. Over 40,000 dipnetters went home with fish. Over one million sockeyes escaped in the Kenai River. Only 10 percent...
River Ranch in Funny River considered for upgrades

...The minute (the state) bough it, they closed the whole bank area. You're not even supposed to land a boat on the river bank." Price said the anglers have been losing access to bank fishing along the river for years and he hoped the state would...
An Outdoor View: How to make fish

...If you're good at welding or brazing and can scrounge up some scrap metal, make some fish. Salmon skeletons on the river bank are free, and should give you ideas. Using heavy-duty shears and sheet metal, make fish wind chimes. Make a humpy-shaped...
DOT battles erosion along Sterling Highway

...Reese said Tutka LLC, which has locations in Wasilla and Anchorage, began work to lay riprap - rocks - along the Kenai River bank last week.The Kenai River along the highway has been changing its course lately, which has been causing roadside erosion...


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