salmon

Pike poisoning under way in Soldotna

SOLDOTNA — They couldn’t have timed it better. As the last of the interagency team of invasive northern pike killers stepped off Derks Lake on… Continue reading

Emma Laukitis holds up a copy of David Montgomery’s book “King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon” during the Salmon Project’s book drop at Two Sisters Bakery on Sunday.

Book drop aims to spawn talk about salmon

On Sunday, Two Sisters Bakery saw the usual morning commotion, but this time it was happening away from the counter line. In the far corner… Continue reading

Emma Laukitis holds up a copy of David Montgomery’s book “King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon” during the Salmon Project’s book drop at Two Sisters Bakery on Sunday.
Homer’s newest city council member, Catriona Reynolds, takes her place at the council table after being sworn in during a special meeting of the council Monday. Reynolds is seated next to David Lewis, who won re-election Oct. 7, and also was sworn in at the Monday meeting, as was Beth Wythe, who won re-election as the city’s mayor.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Homer’s Best Bets

Let us pause now and consider the glory of sunrises and sunsets. Holy electromagnetic spectrum! Have we been having some awesome turnings of the planet… Continue reading

Homer’s newest city council member, Catriona Reynolds, takes her place at the council table after being sworn in during a special meeting of the council Monday. Reynolds is seated next to David Lewis, who won re-election Oct. 7, and also was sworn in at the Monday meeting, as was Beth Wythe, who won re-election as the city’s mayor.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Senate hopefuls give views on Cook Inlet-related issues

During a forum sponsored by the Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce earlier this week, the three candidates for the U.S. Senate seat now held… Continue reading

Salmon Project continues ‘King of Fish’ book drop at Two Sisters on Sunday

Salmon Project continues ‘King of Fish’ book drop at Two Sisters on Sunday

The Salmon Project will continue its statewide “King of Fish” book drop this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Two Sisters Bakery in Homer.  Between 9 and… Continue reading

Salmon Project continues ‘King of Fish’ book drop at Two Sisters on Sunday

Begich right person in U.S. Senate

I believe Mark Begich is the best candidate for U.S. Senate in this coming election. Born in Alaska, he understands Alaska’s people, geography, minerals and… Continue reading

Senate, House candidates focus on fish topics in Kodiak

Senate, House candidates focus on fish topics in Kodiak

KODIAK — Candidates to represent Alaska in the U.S. House and Senate weighed in on a variety of fisheries issues at the Oct. 1 fisheries… Continue reading

Senate, House candidates focus on fish topics in Kodiak
New plan helps Mat-Su sport fishing interests

New plan helps Mat-Su sport fishing interests

While most drift fishermen are grumbling about the lack of quality fishing time in the Upper Cook Inlet salmon fishery, the contentious new management plan… Continue reading

New plan helps Mat-Su sport fishing interests

More fish than anglers

If the Homer Elks annual winter king salmon derby is a good way to tell the changing of seasons, it must be winter. The 18th… Continue reading

Status quo on trawl bycatch unacceptable

Status quo on trawl bycatch unacceptable

The summer of 2014 represented a different kind of summer for Alaska fishermen. While commercial halibut fishermen have had their catch limits reduced for a… Continue reading

Status quo on trawl bycatch unacceptable

Kenai man honored by UFA

It was hard to hear the announcement over the din of the 150 people who attended the 40th anniversary banquet for the United Fishermen of… Continue reading

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

JUNEAU (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that… Continue reading

Adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regs sought

Cook Inlet stakeholders are asking the state Board of Fisheries to consider more changes to area fisheries this winter. Fishery participants have submitted nine agenda… Continue reading

Adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regs sought

Cook Inlet stakeholders are asking the state Board of Fisheries to consider more changes to area fisheries this winter. Fishery participants have submitted nine agenda… 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

Board of Fish 2014-15 agenda to include clams, felt-sole boots

Cook Inlet razor clams are among the items on the Board of Fisheries menu this year. Fishermen and other stakeholders are asking the board to… Continue reading

EPA hears from public on proposal to veto Pebble

ANCHORAGE — Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency’s proposal to block Pebble… Continue reading

EPA hears from public on proposal to veto Pebble

ANCHORAGE — Two minutes at a time, the Environmental Protection Agency heard directly from Alaskans how they feel about the agency’s proposal to block Pebble… Continue reading

Fishery disaster fund plan moving forward

Cook Inlet and Yukon River commercial fishermen could receive direct payments as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief aid this fall.According to a National… Continue reading

Russian bans add to uncertain picture for state salmon prices

By Molly DischnerMorris News Service - AlaskaAlaska’s commercial fishermen have hauled in more than 125 million salmon this year, but the prices for those fish… Continue reading

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