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...Mark Begich. Representatives from leading national sport fishing interests, including the National Marine Manufacturers...and improve salmon habitat while promoting responsible sport fishing on the Kenai River. Learn more at www.kenairiversportfishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-08-29-3
Dispatch
Board of Fish 2014-15 agenda to include Cook Inlet clams, felt-sole boots

...include changes to Prince William Sound's shrimp fisheries and a repeal of the prohibition on felted soles while sport fishing in fresh water.At that meeting, the board will also consider a proposal to reduce the length of drift nets, limit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-25/board-of-fish-2014-15-agenda-to-incl
News
Voices of the Peninsula: King salmon fishery should open with conservation measures

...from the get-go? Why don't our managers start sport fishing for kings with next to zero mortality on the front side...Nor can you close the early run of Kenai kings to sport fishing and then do little or nothing about the harvest of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-17/voices-of-the-peninsula-king-salm
Opinion
On catch-and-release fishing

...guides fished the Kenai, but in the past two decades of sport-fishing industry growth, "economic considerations" have...buy into catch-and-release fishing for salmon, sport fishing will have become nothing more than a sadistic game...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31-1
Fishing
Pollock fishery needs more scrutiny

...diminished runs have continued. In that same time, the Deshka River has also sustained at least two long term king salmon sport fishing closures. Now, Kenai River king salmon runs are not meeting ADF&G escapement goals, and the River has been shutdown...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-29/pollock-fishery-needs-mor
Letters
State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

...at a cost of more than $12.3 million, primarily to enable habitat restoration and provide more recreational and sport fishing access, according to its website. On a recent Friday, the boat launch was busy, though Poore said he's seen much...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-20/new-ownership-at-eagle-rock-boat-lau
News
Les Palmer: Changing the process

...changed except the economic value of sport fishing for salmon in Cook Inlet and adjacent...are also their foodfish, and sport fishing is coming into its own, economically...But while a board controlled by sport-fishing interests is pleasant to contemplate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/les-palmer-changing-the-process
Outdoors
All at the Russian River

...reduced to two from May 1-June 30 in Deep Creek and the Ninilchik River. ? The Anchor river has been closed to sport fishing, and marine waters south of the latitude line of the Ninilchik River down to the latitude line at Bluff Point are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-11/all-at-the-russian-river
News
Fishing still strong on Russian river

...10,000 sockeye salmon in that area, indicating the run is still strong, Pawluk said. Logbook reports indicate sport-fishing efforts in the Kasilof have mostly shifted toward sockeye salmon, which also indicates successful fishing in that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-25/fishing-still-strong-on-russian-rive
Fishing
Mixed start for kings around state

...according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Farther north, wild kings are returning to the Deshka River, where sport fishing was liberalized June 14 in response to the perceived run strength. There, ADFG is now allowing bait and multiple...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-24/mixed-start-for-kings-around-state
News

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