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Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...Sportfishing Association Executive Director Ricky Gease said he was surprised by the decision because commercial and sport fishermen had worked with the issue of gillnets on the rivers in the past. "I wonder what changed from the finding from 2007...
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative would have been caught by sport-fishermen. So this initiative would kill...thousands out of work to provide sport-fishermen the opportunity to catch no surprise, either, as sport fishermen have continually selectively...
Kenai Landing logistics company unveils heliport

...vital addition to the area because now helicopters have a medical evacuation access close to the river. "A lot of sport fisherman frequent this area and if someone fell into the water this would be a great spot to meet up with fire departments...
Cook Inlet sport fishermen faced newly restrictive fisheries in 2014

...mortality estimates, the sector was willing to switch hooks to help share the burden of conservation. Dwight Kramer, a sport fisherman with a long history of Kenai River fishing who advocates for unguided anglers, said he supported the change to barbless...
Board of Fish 2014-15 agenda to include Cook Inlet clams, felt-sole boots

...for Prince William Sound asking the board to require sport fishermen to keep the first two king salmon they catch in saltwater...and to reduce lingcod catches both by commercial and sport fishermen. Those are up for discussion at the Prince William Sound...
Treider: A different vision of Alaska's future

...senate? I've worn many hats: oilfield worker, parent, student, school teacher, social worker, gold-miner, sports fisherman and long-liner deck hand and prison ministry. I've seen life in Alaska from nearly every angle, I care about...
Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...themselves buffeted on all sides by commercial and sport fishermen angry at the intrusion and fish allocation to the...of them have tried. In fact, many commercial and sport fishermen on the Kenai Peninsula have publicly supported one...
Judge rules setnet ban ballot initiative allowable

...that swim into the nets.Eliminating setnetters in Cook Inlet would likely result in increased catch for in-river sport fishermen, personal-use fishermen, and for the fleet of drift boats targeting sockeye.Easter agreed with AFCA that the...
Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

...with our kings coming back, (lampreys) can move to a different food source so they're still there." While area sport fishermen are noticing river lampreys and catching salmon with the wounds they leave behind, Bon said he doesn't think the...
Court hears oral arguments on whether or not banning setnets considered an appropriation

...that swim into the nets.Eliminating setnetters in Cook Inlet would likely result in increased catch for in-river sport fishermen, personal use fishermen, and for the fleet of drift boats targeting sockeye.AFCA members have said they believe...


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