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More than 450 Cook Inlet fishermen receive aid money

...Congress appropriated the funds earlier this year in response to the disaster declaration made for poor king runs on the Yukon River in 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Kuskokwim River in 2011 and 2012 and for Cook Inlet's 2012 salmon fisheries. Reach...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-21/more-than-450-cook-inlet-fishermen-r
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Truly efficient paddling takes practice, patience

...from Spokane to Sacramento. They joined a six-person team that won the voyageur canoe category in the 444-mile Yukon River Quest endurance race last summer.They've learned to recognize a stroke of genius and apply it, whether it's in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/truly-efficient-paddling-takes-p
Outdoors
Birch Ridge report: Columnist roots for November golf

...wrestled him to the ground and beat him senseless.""That's nothing," said the second. "I was fishing in the Yukon River when a 2,000-pound grizzly bear came after me and my catch. I ducked as he swiped at me, jumped on his back...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-09-11/birch-ridge-report-columnist-roots
Sports
Strong salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and chum salmon this fall, giving a boost to fishermen after another tepid summer for king salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-14/strong-salmon-runs-recorded-in-yukon
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Exchanging culture, conserving salmon

...sportfishermen. It was the second exchange hosted by the center in 2014 - the first group spent their time in Alaska on the Yukon River, learning about issues specific to the Pacific salmon that return each year to the behemoth, 1,980-mile river...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-13/exchanging-culture-conserving-salmon
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Setnetters, others ask for adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regulations

...tanner crab and Norton Sound king crab, three ask for changes to Kuskokwim River salmon fisheries, and two address Yukon River salmon fisheries. There are also two proposals each for Bristol Bay salmon fisheries, Southeast herring and Pacific...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/setnetters-others-ask-for-adjustment
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Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...29 million chums were landed in the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim region, and about 229,000 cohos were caught.The Yukon River fall chum fishery was set for an opening Aug. 22-24, and Aug. 25-27.On the Kuskokwim River, about 153,000...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/cook-inlet-commercial-fisheries-wind
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Cook Inlet fishermen to receive $4.6 million in direct aid payments

...as will an additional 96 Northern District fishermen.Yukon River fishermen will receive an estimated $4,952, with...number of king salmon returning to the Kenai River. The Yukon River designation was made for 2010, 2011 and 2012; the Kuskokwim...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/cook-inlet-fishermen-to-receive-46-m
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Fishery disaster fund plan moving forward

Cook Inlet and Yukon River commercial fishermen could receive direct payments as part of the...7.8 million for direct payments to commercial fishermen in the Yukon River and Cook Inlet regions. That money is intended to compensate them...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-16/fishery-disaster-fund-plan-moving-fo
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State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...have harvested about 1 million chums, 77,000 sockeye, 235,000 pinks, 38,000 cohos and just 3,000 kings.Yukon River fishermen have taken the majority of the chums, about 583,000 -mostly from the lower river fishery.Alaska will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/state-salmon-harvest-surpasses-104-m
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