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482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...July 4 holiday week. Phillips took McGuire and three other passengers aboard his charter boat to one of his favorite big fish spots in Icy Strait, near Lemesurier Island, in about 130 feet of water.The giant halibut hit an octopus fished just...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/482-pound-halibut-caught-near-glacie
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/spring-kings-looking-catch-fishermen
Outdoors
In the Stacks: New picture books

...Look for these and other titles in the New Book shelves in the children's areas at each public library.Jangles: a BIG fish story, written and illustrated by David Shannon. Better sit down for this tall, tall tale of Jangles, the biggest...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-02/stacks-new-picture-books
Art
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...among odors. Since clownfish use smell to stay safe, the scientists then exposed baby fish in high-CO2 water to bigger fish that eat young clownfish.Normal clownfish always avoided the danger. The exposed fish lost all fear. They swam straight...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...of Alaska. For Moss, that means looking at bioenergetics, the study of energy flow through living systems. When a big fish eats a smaller fish, there's been an energy transfer and that type of data is valuable to figuring out how fish are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/better-sitka-fisheries-aim-scientists-w
State
A king without its crown

...the derbies are held, each event clings to the historic trend of catching and awarding fisherman for turning in the biggest fish."All (the derbies) are selectively pulling the large fish out of the population," Orsi said. "So, it may not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/king-without-its-crown
State | Local
Kenneth D Keim

...riding dirt bikes and motorcycles on Southeast Alaska trails, rebuilding cars in any available garage, or comparing the biggest fish caught at Shelter Island on any given day.Ken worked in the construction trades for many years, specializing in carpentry...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168185432
On the Trails: Wildlife CSI

...of Mendenhall Lake, Parks and Recreaction hikers found a matching scarlet stain, but no carcass, on the snow, and a big fish was stirring the nearby waters where a small stream entered the lake. This could have been another would-be spawner...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-11-30/trails-wildlife-csi
Outdoors
Pebble Mine proposal is ethical Armageddon

...the fate of Bristol Bay under the influence of a generations-long industrial development. There will be no memory of big fish and sparkling waters in the waning days of the big mine. Instead we will have Detroit North, with bits and pieces of the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-27/pebble-mine-proposal-ethical-armagedd
Opinion
Fishing for Kenai king salmon shut down

...However, they can get much bigger. The largest king caught on record in the state was in 1949 and weighed 126 pounds.The big fish are vital to the Kenai Peninsula economy, bringing in anglers who spend not only for guided trips but also on restaurants...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-19/fishing-kenai-king-salmon-shut-down
State

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