salmon

State conducts king research

As a part of the Chinook Salmon Research Initiative, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking at the genetic stock composition of the… 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

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
Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Despite the fact that we are proud to have absolutely no fish farming allowed in Alaska, we also are proud to have a wonderful variety… Continue reading

Farmers Market
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

Runners, bikers cross peninsula in support of clean water

Celebrating clean water, healthy salmon and healthy people, 67 runners and bikers from Anchorage to Soldotna to Homer turned out June 14 for the first… Continue reading

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

Alaskans need leadership

I fish commercially in Cook Inlet to support my family, and I know people from across the state who do the same. That’s why I… Continue reading

Judge rules for ADFG in lawsuit over 2013 salmon management

ANCHORAGE — A state judge ruled in favor of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in the lawsuit regarding the 2013 Cook Inlet salmon… Continue reading

Judge allows additional briefs in UCIDA lawsuit

ANCHORAGE — A federal judge ruled to allow additional information to be filed in the lawsuit regarding federal oversight of Cook Inlet salmon management. United… Continue reading

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

Low king salmon numbers forecast in western Alaska

NOME (AP) — Western Alaska fishermen hoping for improved king salmon runs in 2014 will be disappointed again, according to biologists with the Alaska Department… Continue reading

Commercial fishing groups, feds testify on salmon management

ANCHORAGE — A federal judge heard oral argument earlier this week in the lawsuit regarding whether Cook Inlet should be in a federal salmon management… Continue reading

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
Dock prices up for halibut, salmon

Dock prices up for halibut, salmon

Dock prices for Alaska’s most popular species of finfish are at the top of their historical range, partly due to a supply shortage and partly… Continue reading

Dock prices up for halibut, salmon

Sixth-grade artists say thanks

We would like to thank Ruby Haigh and SBS for their support of our artistic endeavors. Ruby Haigh donated the materials needed to create some… Continue reading

New fisheries group plots strategy

Resources for All Alaskans, a group formed to combat a proposed initiative to ban commercial setnet fishing in certain parts of the state, met in… Continue reading

Court hears oral arguments on setnet-ban initiative

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance and the State of Alaska each made their case to an Anchorage Superior Court judge Tuesday about why… Continue reading

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association on Monday bought the Port Graham Hatchery, shown in this 2013 photo, and has plans to incubate 84 million pink salmon eggs this year at the facility. -Photo provided, Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association

Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association hoping purchase of hatchery will revitalize fishery

Pink salmon fishing in Lower Cook Inlet could soon be revitalized as the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association finalized its purchase of the Port Graham Hatchery… Continue reading

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association on Monday bought the Port Graham Hatchery, shown in this 2013 photo, and has plans to incubate 84 million pink salmon eggs this year at the facility. -Photo provided, Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association

Appeal of setnet ban initiative to be heard Tuesday in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — Oral argument in the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance appeal of Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell’s decision to reject a proposed ballot initiative to ban… Continue reading

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