Anchor River

Feeding frenzies of seabirds signal some good fishing

Before we get rolling, I’d like to take a step back to last Thursday when I took a shot at those anglers that wale away… Continue reading

Think of your fellow anglers when fishing at Lagoon

Think of your fellow anglers when fishing at Lagoon

I received a minor flood of email after last week’s initial report and most of them centered on the king return at the Nick Dudiak… Continue reading

Think of your fellow anglers when fishing at Lagoon
Let the fishing begin

Let the fishing begin

The rumors are true, folks. The staff of Reeling ’Em has signed on for another summer of profound and incisive reporting about fish enabled topics. … Continue reading

Let the fishing begin

Announcements

The Parkinson’s Support Group meets 1 p.m. Friday at the Homer Senior Citizens Center Conference Room. The speaker is Jessica Powell, a speech language pathologist… Continue reading

Announcements

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) holds its board meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at Cook Inlet Aquaculture, 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Kenai.… Continue reading

Announcements

The Homer Farmers Market holds a film night fundraiser of “Seeds of Time” at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. There will be a… Continue reading

Ninilchik School celebrated its 100th anniversary Sept. 24, 2010.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky

Ninilchik School: More than 100 years of history

The Ninilchik School gym has been used for lots of events: ball games, holiday celebrations, talent shows, musical performances and graduations to name a few.… Continue reading

Ninilchik School celebrated its 100th anniversary Sept. 24, 2010.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky
Young salmon, such as this silver (coho) shown above, winter in the Anchor River. ADFG biologists borrowed the fish, along with other salmon and sticklebacks, to show to about a dozen people during a field trip to Anchor River conservation sites on March 5. The fish was returned unharmed to the channel where it was caught.-Photos by Shana Loshbaugh

Variety of groups join forces to preserve the Anchor River

At first glance, the Anchor River seems remote and wild. After all, Anchor Point is small, even by Alaska standards, and the river’s headwater streams… Continue reading

Young salmon, such as this silver (coho) shown above, winter in the Anchor River. ADFG biologists borrowed the fish, along with other salmon and sticklebacks, to show to about a dozen people during a field trip to Anchor River conservation sites on March 5. The fish was returned unharmed to the channel where it was caught.-Photos by Shana Loshbaugh

Scientists, managers and public connect at Kachemak Bay Science Conference

In an ideal world, science would enlighten us about how the things around us work, and managers would use that knowledge to steward resources in… Continue reading

Announcements

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds a budget workshop meeting at 4 p.m. today followed by the regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Both… Continue reading

This is one of the structures built by a community of Krishna Venta followers more than half a century ago. Addressing their dilapidated state is part of the Kachemak Heritage Conservation Area’s management plan for the future.-From the Helen Jackson collection at the Pratt Museums

Krishna Venta Conservation Area: Protected for Perpetuity

While Homer talks about being open for business, expanding the harbor, upgrading streets and all the things that allow a city to meet the needs… Continue reading

This is one of the structures built by a community of Krishna Venta followers more than half a century ago. Addressing their dilapidated state is part of the Kachemak Heritage Conservation Area’s management plan for the future.-From the Helen Jackson collection at the Pratt Museums
A panoramic view of Kachemak Bay during the shorebird migration in May shows the northwest side of the bay. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently designated the bay as a Habitat Focus Area, which could mean more federal funding.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

NOAA gives bay special designation

Scientific research in Kachemak Bay could get more federal funding thanks to its recent designation as a Habitat Focus Area by the National Oceanic and… Continue reading

A panoramic view of Kachemak Bay during the shorebird migration in May shows the northwest side of the bay. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently designated the bay as a Habitat Focus Area, which could mean more federal funding.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictChapman SchoolToday: National Custodian Day.Fireweed Academy (grades K-2)Oct. 10: Egg take at the Anchor River.Fireweed Academy (grades 2-6)Oct. 3: Mock justice… Continue reading

Silver fishing plays itself out; Nick wraps it up for summer

Silver fishing plays itself out; Nick wraps it up for summer

I am going to go out on a very thick limb and declare the silver run at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon deader than a seniors-only… Continue reading

Silver fishing plays itself out; Nick wraps it up for summer
Friday marks beginning of snagging on parts of Spit

Friday marks beginning of snagging on parts of Spit

Last Saturday during the incoming tide, I decided to take on a unique challenge by attempting to simultaneously scrutinize two events at the Fishing Hole… Continue reading

Friday marks beginning of snagging on parts of Spit
Good ol’ days back at Fishing Hole

Good ol’ days back at Fishing Hole

If you haven’t visited The Fishing Hole lately, there’s only one way to describe it. It’s a “Back to the Future” scenario with silvers performing… Continue reading

Good ol’ days back at Fishing Hole
Fishermen work the incoming tide on Thursday afternoon at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Good ol’ days back at Fishing Hole

If you haven’t visited The Fishing Hole lately, there’s only one way to describe it. It’s a “Back to the Future” scenario with silvers performing… Continue reading

Fishermen work the incoming tide on Thursday afternoon at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Catches not spectacular, but anglers enjoy success

Catches not spectacular, but anglers enjoy success

The Fourth of July celebration was enveloped by such a superb three-day weather forecast that northern worker bees were attracted to our area in impressive… Continue reading

Catches not spectacular, but anglers enjoy success
Fishing Hole could use a little help

Fishing Hole could use a little help

Over the weekend, I took notice of a superfluity of rather unseemly comments concerning the conditions at the cleaning tables adjacent to the Homer Spit’s… Continue reading

Fishing Hole could use a little help
Anglers line up around the Nick Dudiak Fishing Hole on the Homer Spit on Friday, just in timeto welcome king salmon arriving on the evening’s incoming tide.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Small gift may help someone catch fish

As I wander around during the week shooting the breeze with shore anglers, I’m amazed to find that many aren’t carrying a tide book either… Continue reading

Anglers line up around the Nick Dudiak Fishing Hole on the Homer Spit on Friday, just in timeto welcome king salmon arriving on the evening’s incoming tide.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
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