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Homer's Schroer, Seward's Steinbrecher to enter Alaska High School Hall of Fame

...Martin, a former Homer athlete that ended up competing at two winter Olympic games. Martin, who now owns and works at Lake Shore Glass in Homer, competed in the men's 15 kilometers at the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, as well as the men's 4-by-10-kilometer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-08-01/homers-schroer-sewards-steinbreche
Sports
Anglers come from near and far to fish the Kenai

...and a group were dragging a cooler of sockeye salmon up the shore toward Cunningham Park after a guided personal use fishing trip...Wednesday, Kruger said he was fishing for king salmon from the shore and didn't know that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-29/anglers-come-from-near-and-far-t
Outdoors
DNR faces dipnet conundrum

...fishery.The problem is that there exists currently very little infrastructure for people to access the river there from the shore, aside from a small gravel parking area managed by the state. That means vehicles parked along the shoulder on Bridge Access...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-30/dnr-faces-dipnet-conundrum
Opinion
Last week of July means reds, kings

...the Kasilof River remains open to dipnetting through Aug. 7. An emergency order expanding the area open to dipnetting from shore on the Kasilof from the mouth upstream to the Sterling Highway remains in effect through Aug. 7. Also in effect on the Kasilof...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-29/last-week-of-july-means-reds-kin
Outdoors
Barge that will haul marine debris arrives in Kodiak

JUNEAU - A barge that will be used to haul away tons of marine debris from Alaska shores - some of it likely from the 2011 tsunami in Japan - arrived at Kodiak on Wednesday.The project, massive in scope, will involve...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-15/barge-that-will-haul-marine-debris-a
News
Birch Ridge hosts Junior Masters

...next one," Katelin said.She said she still feels she has a low round in her at the State Junior Championship as long as she shores up her shots from 60 to 80 yards and her chipping.Karly Ellis of Anchorage Golf Course was the top player in the girls 10-and-under...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-21/birch-ridge-hosts-junior-masters
Sports
Sockeye fishing makes anglers twitchy

...want fast water in front of you," Miller said. "In fast water they're going to be right on the bottom and closer to the shore line. When you get in an eddy, or soft water, they'll spread out, and it's almost impossible to catch them at that point...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/sockeye-fishing-makes-anglers-twitch
Fishing
Sleeping by the fishes

...difficulty of standing steady for long periods of time amid large, powerful waves. "You use your left shoulder to kind of shore it in, so that when the fish goes in you can twist it to the right," Brown said. "And then when (the fish) comes, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-19/sleeping-with-the-fishes
News
Refuge Notebook: At a loss for what to do? Camping opportunitites galore

...As I paddled closer I was able to see that it was actually a black bear swimming across the lake. I watched it climb out on shore, look at me and drip dry for a few seconds before it climbed up the mountain. Another time, I was out on patrol in Upper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/refuge-notebook-at-a-loss-for-wh
Outdoors
Tight Lines: A quieter place to fish

...said. As he spoke, he dropped an egg into the water and watched dozens of smolt swimming around in the shallow water near shore converge on the tasty treat. "They're waiting for food," he said. Bowers' largest catch for the day, a 5-pound sockeye...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-15
News

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