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Conserving the Kings

...salmon, but it was at least four years ago, and then only once that summer. I've resigned myself to not bothering the kings until the runs are healthy again.This year started out looking grim from the git-go. In February, the Alaska Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-13/conserving-the-kings
Outdoors
Fishing report: All eyes on the Kenai as sockeye numbers build, king fishing steady

...There's not a lot of them, so you have to work pretty hard." According to Pawluk, biologists also are seeing the king salmon run switch from younger, smaller fish to older, larger fish in their fish sampling. Emergency orders restricting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/fishing-report-all-eyes-on-the-kenai
Fishing
Local bikers ride for camaraderie, awareness

...change the name as well, said Treasurer Sara Sproul. On Saturday morning, about 17 members of the group gathered at the King Salmon Restaurant in Soldotna for a bike rally that made five stops around the Peninsula and ended in a raffle drawing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-18/local-bikers-ride-for-camaraderie-aw
News
Declining Kenai king projection triggers commercial sockeye restrictions

...declining every day since July 26. Fish and Game estimates the king salmon in-river run at 18,136 as of Aug. 4. The sockeye...concluded that the 36-hour restriction kicks in after the king salmon escapement projection is made, and prior fishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-06/declining-kenai-king-projection-trig
News
Decision to harvest Kenai River Kings astounding

...we need an investigation into the Alaska Fish and Game that allowed this and what really drove this decision just when the kings might be showing signs of a comeback. Just about everyone was astounded when this decision came out. Can't wait to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-03/decision-to-harvest-kenai
Letters
Use of bait a setback for king salmon recovery

...starting to turn around for king salmon Fish and Game allows bait. Greg Brush is clearly correct in his article on assessing the situation on the Kenai. I see this as a real setback for revitalizing the king salmon run on the Kenai River.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-29/use-of-bait-a-setback-for
Letters
Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...emergency order allowing for bait in the king salmon sport fishery on the Kenai...king salmon per household permit. The king salmon fishery has been managed conservatively...Hall thinks the conservation of the king stocks should always trump commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/fish-and-game-loosens-kenai-river-ki
News
Fish and Game lifts bait restriction for Kenai River kings

...fishing upstream of the Fish and Game markers located approximately 300 yards downstream of Slikok Creek. By regulation, the king salmon fishing season ends July 31.Personal-use dipnetters on the Kenai River also may now retain one king salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-24/fish-and-game-lifts-bait-restriction
News
Op-ed: Clarence Thomas is right

...We do not claim these," he wrote of our natural rights, "under the charters of kings or legislators, but under the King of kings." Or John Adams? He wrote of rights "antecedent to all earthly government," "that cannot be repealed or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-08/op-ed-clarence-thomas-is-right
Opinion
Sockeye swarm the Kasilof, prompting early commercial fishing opener

...similar reasons. However, Fish and Game genetics studies of the king salmon caught in the East Side Setnet fishery during late June and early July indicate that the majority of the king salmon harvested in that fishery are headed to spawn in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-21/sockeye-swarm-the-kasilof-prompting-
News

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