Shrinking yourself

...hunters and fishermen I know are the hardest workers. They are passionate about it. They have the best stories and the biggest fish because they are the best and biggest workers. I don't go to the river, fish half-heartedly and expect to catch...
Friday fish holds up for derby win as 2013 victor does it again

...authoritatively pronounced that another big fish was en route to Douglas Harbor.The biggest fish had already come and gone.With...the fishermen who caught the 69 biggest fish will be notified Tuesday. The derby's...
Winning king 'hit like a ton of bricks'

...the net," Sage said.Sage, who was born and raised in Juneau and has been fishing since he was 10 or 11, said the biggest fish he'd caught before was around 25 pounds.They didn't catch it until about 7:30 p.m., though, and weigh-in...
Local | Outdoors
Say hello to spring kings

...she said. At $35 a ticket, that's between $24,500 and $28,000, on average. The anglers with the top 20 biggest fish will place; this year's winner will collect a combination of cash, gift certificates and other prizes for a total...
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

...managers on Tuesday unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and seabirds depend on for food.The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted the ban by unanimous vote while meeting...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...other hand, has been great, he said."We've had, in my opinion, some of the best king salmon fishing as far as bigger fish go for like five years," he said. "It was a wonderful feeling to have a big salmon on the line, fighting to try...
Big king salmon wins Homer tournament for Kodiak fisherman

...anglers, Olsen fished alone on his Hewescraft, an open 18-foot-vessel with no cabin.That alone made landing the big fish quite a feat. Call him the Ambidextrous Angler - piloting the Sea Alaska, reeling in the 30-pounder and then netting...
Bigger fish

...up to the numbers it had in the early 1990s, releasing about a million coho every year."At the beginning next year, we should see the combined effect of larger fish and more coho overall," Focht said. "Everyone likes bigger fish."
Spring Kings looking to catch fishermen

...the person who brings in the biggest fish will get $100. The person who brings in the biggest fish of each week will get $500. The...earn a $125 cash prize for the biggest fish in their group.There's also...
Lineman's long trip from Mississippi to Ketchikan

...shown me all the great things about Ketchikan. I've hiked up Dude Mountain and Deer Mountain. I've also caught bigger fish than I've ever caught before," Elliott said. "They have inspired me to do a lot of things in life I thought were...


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