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The reds are in; dipnetters are on their way

It's about to get a whole lot more crowded here on the central Kenai Peninsula. The Kenai's late run of red salmon is hitting the river, which means thousands of dipnet-wielding Alaskans won't be far behind.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-10/the-reds-are-in-dipnetters-are-on
Opinion
An Outdoor View: The reds are in

...Alaska summer, they're here today, gone tomorrow. When the reds are in, they dominate my thoughts and actions. Before...the norm. When the fish are here, little else matters. The reds are in. Need I explain the reason for the brevity of this...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072310/out_681679098.shtml
Outdoors
Fishing for a change

...a tough situation, Board of Fish is in a tough situation, all users are in a tough situation. We need to fish when the reds are there and keep our sockeye to king ratio high. Last year on our peak day, we averaged 1151 reds per king," Hollier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-09/fishing-for-a-change
News
Golf skill lags behind wonderful weather

Well, golfers, the weather is wonderful, the reds are back, and being out on the Kenai Golf Course is fantastic. I just wish I could say that my game was good too! My better...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061709/spo_351938197.shtml
Other places to focus anti-litter efforts

...the Kenai dipnet beaches are filthy. Granted at the height of subsistence food gathering at the beach in July and when the reds are in in great numbers, there are fish heads, tails and guts present in numbers at low tide. This is understandable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-08-18/letters-to-the-editor
Letters
Trout hoppin' as silvers yet to dance [+video]

...peak of bead fishing in places like the upper Kenai, the middle Kenai, Quartz (Creek) and (the) Russian River - the reds are starting to get paired up and ready to spawn," he said. Anglers huffing it on foot can try the Russian River...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2012-08-23/trout-hoppin%E2%80%99-as
Fishing
King Conservation Alliance calls for fishery management changes

...about 640 Drift Fleet boats which fish two or more miles off shore. Last year, the drift fleet proved they could harvest the reds without catching Kenai kings. Other than interception of North District reds and silvers, we have little problems with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-07-31/king-conservation-alliance-calls-
Letters
Pressure continues on Kenai River

...and Dot's Fish Camp were so full that vehicles pulling boat trailers were parked all the way to the highway. Can the river take this pressure and If this is allowed to continue how long will it be before the reds go the way of the kings?

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-26/pressure-continues-on-ken
Letters
Nostalgic send-off for Big Red Machine's old home, but Phillies beat Reds 4-3

...and doing all the fun things, that means something.'' After Todd Walker grounded out to second base to end an era, the Reds introduced 52 luminaries from their Riverfront days on the field. Missing was Pete Rose, who got record-setting hit...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092302/092302/bas_0923020019.html
Poet's Corner

Natal Streams Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch I had a scale in my stocking and I know what that means. The reds will be hopping like papa bear dreams. I saw a December rainbow in a sky of jet blue, it glowed through my window with a salmon-like...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012011/pul_773556553.shtml
Pulse

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