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Commission calls for proposals to spend 2012 salmon funds

...distributing Alaska's appropriation of $20.8 million, $7.8 million of which was distributed to commercial salmon fishermen in August 2014. Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen received payments last fall as the first part...
Sport fishermen slow to respond with applications for $4.6 million in fisheries disaster aid

...River king salmon runs and in the Upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries; $7.8 million was distributed to commercial salmon fishermen in 2014. At the time National Marine Fisheries Service Spokeswoman Julie Speegle said Cook Inlet commercial fishermen...

...The irrigation shutoffs and fish kill prompted farmers to get together with Indian tribes, conservation groups, salmon fishermen and others to work out agreements to remove dams that block salmon on the Klamath River, restore environmental damage...
NOAA disperses final $13 million for 2012 king salmon disaster

...distributing Alaska's appropriation of $20.8 million, $7.8 million of which was distributed to commercial salmon fishermen in August 2014.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration collaborates with the State of Alaska to determine...
John V. Hopley

...lifelong friends who he enjoyed immensely.John followed in his father's footsteps as a commercial crabber and salmon fisherman. He served as one of eight members of the first Samish Island Volunteer Fire Department from 1952 to 1984. He also...
Parties must come together to solve Kenai River issues

...together and solve these differences or the river will become a very gentle place, one with no kings and no king salmon fishermen. If this requires the Board of Fish to be totally changed, so be it, but again all groups must make a truce and...
Commercial fishermen see glut of pinks, pricier reds

...previous 10-year average. In the Lower Cook Inlet, pink salmon harvests were much higher than those of other salmon. Fishermen harvested 298,000 of them, and the vast majority were caught in the Outer District, an area along the eastern...
Gifts that catch

...lifetime of use. Miller said a few jars of eggs; a hook sharpener; Pixies and Vibrax will make a nice stocking for salmon fishermen. And, pliers, fisherman can always use pliers, he said. Last minute pick-up gifts under $20 for ice fishers...
Tough year, lingering effects

...king salmon. He still lost a third of his bookings. While it's hard to pinpoint exactly how much money a king salmon fisherman spends in local bait and tackle shops, at lodges, hiring guides or buying groceries and fuel, local business owners...
The Ambassaduer

...changes in ownership, Ambassadeur reels are still in made Sweden. Not surprisingly, they're still in use by many salmon fishermen on the Kenai River. May it forever be so.Les Palmer can be reached at


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