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Protest of Kenai River Sportfishing Association launched

A group of boats gathered in protest on the Kenai River at the riverfront home of a sport fishing activist Bob Penney Wednesday. As dozens of revelers looked on, the boats displayed banners and signs excoriating Penney and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-19/protest-of-kenai-river-sportfishing-
News
Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer

...a 'crowing' moment for the end of our summer season in Soldotna. It is scheduled for a time when commercial and sport fishing is winding down, the Peninsula is getting a little quieter as the bulk of our summer guests depart for home and has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-17/festival-showcases-alaskan-craft
Dispatch
Conserving the Kings

...fishermen were able to fish during July, but that's not how I see it. The so-called "paired restrictions" - if sport fishing is restricted, then commercial fishing has to be restricted - lead to too much optimistic thinking on the parts of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-13/conserving-the-kings
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Fishing not just for fun

...writer, I've written about sport fishing in Alaska for various publications...never been certain about what sport fishing is, other than that it's not...fishing. I do know, however, that sport fishing in Alaska definitely is not mainly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-16/an-outdoor-view-fishing-not-just
Fishing
Kenai River dipnet hours expanded

...pages 14 through 17 of the 2015 Southcentral Alaska Sport Fishing Regulation Summary booklet. Personal-use dipnet permits...sockeye salmon in the Kenai River sport fishery. The sport fishing bag and possession limit for sockeye salmon 16 inches...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/kenai-river-dipnet-hours-expanded
News
Dipnet stories appreciated

...beaches are the sign of one major thing, how tremendously successful a public fishery it is, the most so of any new sport fishing in our nation. The Kenai is the only river with a red salmon run of its size that is road available to the public...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-29/dipnet-stories-appreciate
Letters
Fish and Game lifts bait restriction for Kenai River kings

...Highway bridge, effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. July 31. Anglers are reminded to review the regulations for the Kasilof River in the 2015 Southcentral Alaska Sport Fishing Regulations Summary Booklet.- Staff report

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-24/fish-and-game-lifts-bait-restriction
News
Bill would raise sport fishing fees

...Alaskans to pay $5 more for their sport fishing licenses this coming summer...to require all sockeye salmon sport fishing persons to also purchase a newly...for a one day, non-resident sport fishing license. $20 one day license...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-07/bill-would-raise-sport-fi
Letters
Kenai River king salmon return triggers restrictions in commercial setnet fishery

...second consecutive fishing season, restrictions in sport fishing for Kenai River king salmon have triggered automatic restrictions in the number of hours setnetters can fish. Sport fishing managers announced a no-bait restriction in the sport...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-01/kenai-river-king-salmon-return-trigg
News
Russian River sanctuary to open; sockeye bag and possession limit on upper Kenai, Russian rivers to increase

...Russian River Sanctuary area at the confluence of the Russian and upper Kenai rivers will be open to sockeye salmon sport fishing beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday. There is a map of the area on page 66 of the 2015 Southcentral regulation booklet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-22/russian-river-sanctuary-to-open-sock
News

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