Anchor River

Fillet tips so you can look like a pro

Fillet tips so you can look like a pro

Let’s get real here. There are some of you who flay at fish rather than fillet them. It is astounding to watch seriously filleting impaired… Continue reading

Fillet tips so you can look like a pro
Anchor River, lower Cook Inlet marine fisheries closed to protect king salmon

Anchor River, lower Cook Inlet marine fisheries closed to protect king salmon

Fishing Alert: On Wednesday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the Anchor River, Deep Creek, Ninilchik River and Stariski Creek are closed to… Continue reading

Anchor River, lower Cook Inlet marine fisheries closed to protect king salmon
Ignoring fishing regs won’t pay in long run

Ignoring fishing regs won’t pay in long run

I just don’t get it. For weeks, information has been bouncing around the Internet and printed media that, for right now, fishermen and fisherettes may only… Continue reading

Ignoring fishing regs won’t pay in long run
Before you go fishing, give yourself refresher course on regulations

Before you go fishing, give yourself refresher course on regulations

Well, now, wasn’t that a beautiful Memorial Day weekend for those of you who can dimly recall it? The weather was so nice and semi… Continue reading

Before you go fishing, give yourself refresher course on regulations
As part of research, ADF&G wants to talk to anglers

As part of research, ADF&G wants to talk to anglers

The time has come for the commencement of this year’s fish runs which coolly coincides with the roll out of Reeling ’Em In for 2014.… Continue reading

As part of research, ADF&G wants to talk to anglers
From Anchor Point Snow Festival program, second edition, 1962; courtesy of Stan Harrington.

Anchor Point Snow Rondi: a long-standing celebration

Editor’s note: With 2014 marking the Homer News’ 50th anniversary, it’s the perfect time to look at Homer’s past. This weekend marks the 54th anniversary… Continue reading

From Anchor Point Snow Festival program, second edition, 1962; courtesy of Stan Harrington.

IPHC takes conservative approach

By Molly Dischner Morris News Service - Alaska  SEATTLE — Commercial and charter halibut fishermen on the Kenai Peninsula will see a reduced catch in… Continue reading

Announcements

The Kachemak Bay Birders hold a “leader’s choice” birding trip on Saturday. The trip will be to the Anchor River or the Spit depending on… Continue reading

First Lady Sandy Parnell, left, and Gov. Sean Parnell, right, serve food to Thomas and Joanne Munger at the Governor's Picnic in July.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Top stories 2013: Homer turns on gas, repeals bag ban, launches numerous building projects

 The New Year — 2013 — began with Homer preparing to take a step many longtime residents thought might never be taken: bringing natural gas… Continue reading

First Lady Sandy Parnell, left, and Gov. Sean Parnell, right, serve food to Thomas and Joanne Munger at the Governor's Picnic in July.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
First Lady Sandy Parnell, left, and Gov. Sean Parnell, right, serve food to Thomas and Joanne Munger at the Governor's Picnic in July.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Top stories 2013: Homer turns on gas, repeals bag ban, launches numerous building projects

 The New Year — 2013 — began with Homer preparing to take a step many longtime residents thought might never be taken: bringing natural gas… Continue reading

First Lady Sandy Parnell, left, and Gov. Sean Parnell, right, serve food to Thomas and Joanne Munger at the Governor's Picnic in July.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

NPFMC recommends two halibut for guided Southcentral anglers

Halibut fishermen, both charter and commercial, will see changes in 2014 under the likely catch limits. Managers are looking at another year of lower catch… Continue reading

New halibut regs coming in 2014

The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Monday that Southeast and Southcentral Alaska halibut fishermen will be managed under new allocation rules in 2014. Under the… Continue reading

Fishing group finds common ground among different users

Fishing group finds common ground among different users

The Alaska Salmon Alliance, a group that was formed by Cook Inlet processors to promote science-based fishery management in Cook Inlet, came to Homer for… Continue reading

Fishing group finds common ground among different users
Diehard anglers don’t duck for cover

Diehard anglers don’t duck for cover

Labor Day decided to be a bit testy this year. Winds pounded the wilting fireweed generating mini blizzards of white seedling parachutes spinning through the… Continue reading

Diehard anglers don’t duck for cover
Summer is slipping into fall, but there’s still lots of good fishing

Summer is slipping into fall, but there’s still lots of good fishing

While I was embattled with an obnoxious woodpecker that was practicing wicked marimba beats on our logs this morning, a huge flock of cranes soared… Continue reading

Summer is slipping into fall, but there’s still lots of good fishing
Fishing for silvers has turned golden

Fishing for silvers has turned golden

Thar whar bright treasures in them thar high tides near the base of the Spit’s east side over the weekend. Even a half stoned pirate… Continue reading

Fishing for silvers has turned golden
Still time to put fish in freezer (or canner or smoker or soup pot or...)

Still time to put fish in freezer (or canner or smoker or soup pot or…)

As August starts to slowly glissade (“butt scoot” for those of you who consider outdoor recreation as playing “Big Fish” on an iPad) itself down… Continue reading

Still time to put fish in freezer (or canner or smoker or soup pot or...)
Fishing for silvers heats up; here’s how you won’t get skunked

Fishing for silvers heats up; here’s how you won’t get skunked

Flat Island and Point Pogibshi have been heating up for silvers lately, so maybe those reports from boats fishing elsewhere and claiming things have been… Continue reading

Fishing for silvers heats up; here’s how you won’t get skunked

State Trooper Report

July 15 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 45-year-old Anchorage man for sport fishing in closed waters in Deep Creek. A records check also showed he… Continue reading

Activity picking up around The Fishing Hole

Activity picking up around The Fishing Hole

Lately there have been growing rumors about silvers lurking outside The Fishing Hole.  Until noon Monday I thought those tales were being generated by fishermen… Continue reading

Activity picking up around The Fishing Hole
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