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Pirates and salmon

...tried. Other than a few spawning humpies, neither of us had caught a salmon all year.We were sitting there, watching our rod tips for any sign that a silver might be curious about our bait, but nothing was happening. After an hour or so of that, Sue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-18/pirates-and-salmon
Outdoors
The birds have it

Here I sit next to the picture window watching Kelly dress down Ward Churchill and then Dinesh gives him a go also. Poor Ward, he sure can't find much good in America or anything America has ever done in our history as a country.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-17/the-birds-have-it
Letters
An Outdoor View: Long Live the King

...That may be true, but strong fishing line doesn't bring a fish in very quickly if one end is attached to a 9-weight fly rod and the other end to a 30-pound salmon.The International Federation of Fly Fishers' "Tips for Catch & Release" brochure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/an-outdoor-view-long-live-the-ki
Outdoors
Cook Inlet sport fishermen faced newly restrictive fisheries in 2014

...Gease said it was the right decision for the run. For Rod Berg, co-owner of Rod 'N Real, the closure of the early run king salmon...one trip per day saw a drop in revenue; Berg said Rod 'N Real's charter captain lost 40 percent of his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-06-0
News
Kenai Central Class of 1984 celebrates 30 years

...30 year Class Reunion July 11-12 in Kenai. We would like to thank Anna and Judilee from the Main Street Tap and Grill and Rod and Laura Peterkin of the Upper Deck for letting us celebrate at their wonderful establishments, and Julie Hobby-Wheeler for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-18/kenai-central-class-of-19
Letters
The fishing experience

...don't know much about fishing. As long as clients don't drop a rod and reel overboard, they're good. Guides resent being told how...nowadays, and we're the poorer for it. Using someone else's rod, reel and tackle isn't as enjoyable as using my own. Having...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-07
Fishing
An Outdoor View: Fast fishing

...Paul had a fish on, but lost it. I had one on for a few seconds, then my line broke. And that was when Dick put down his rod and said, "Let's go home."We were dumbstruck. Having spent three hours getting there, we'd only fished a couple of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-28/an-outdoor-view-fast-fishing
Outdoors
Week 2 prep football preview: Big conference, nonconference matchups loom

...West Anchorage, the same team that ended its season last year. Fortunately, Brantley Jr. is quite friendly with Palmer coach Rod Christiansen off the field. In addition to sharing connections in both Soldotna and Palmer, Brantley Jr. shared his home with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-21/week-2-prep-football-preview-big-c
Sports
SoHi football tops Palmer

...would-be tacklers and using his speed to gain extra yards. Ferris leads a group of young talent in which Palmer head coach Rod Christiansen sees potential."As a team we've got to go out there and compete every play. There's a lot of great efforts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-08-23/sohi-football-tops-palmer
Sports
Reaching for rainbows, casting for char

...both the Kenai and Kasilof river fisheries are slow, if the fly rod isn't working there are still salmon to be had. Monte Roberts...of a chance as you can possibly give them when you use a fly rod and put a bead on it with a little tiny hook," he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-30/reaching-for-rainbows-ca
Fishing

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