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Sport fish report for the week of May 27

...4 blackcod of any size; there is an annual limit of 8 blackcod for nonresidents fishing in the Lower Lynn Canal/Chatham Strait area, and harvest recording is required for non-residents in this area. Harvest records are printed on the back...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/sport-fish-report-week-may-27
Outdoors
Sport fish report for the week of June 9

...blackcod of any size, there is an annual limit of eight blackcod for nonresidents fishing in the Lower Lynn Canal/Chatham Strait area, and harvest recording is required for non-residents in this area. Harvest records are printed on the back...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-13/sport-fish-report-week-june-9
Outdoors
Winning the Weather Lottery: Kayaking in Berner's Bay

...name given in 1867 by George Davidson, USC&GS, because its "serrated profile is said to show, when seen from Chatham strait, a resemblance to a couchant lion". Dictionary of Alaska Place Names, 1971, p. 578.

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-02/winning-lottery
Juneau-area sport fish report: Kings coming in strong

...Juneau area docks this past week. The lingcod was caught west of Cross Sound and the blackcod were caught in upper Chatham Strait. Anglers are reminded that resident limits are 1 lingcod daily with 2 in possession, no size limit and nonresidents...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/juneau-area-sport-fish-report-kings-
Outdoors
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...Advisory Council calling for the Federal Subsistence Board to support a federal takeover of the fisheries in northern Chatham Strait. The council recommended waiting another three years to see if a local solution could still be created. The question...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/overfishing-charges-reinstated-against-
State
Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

...pink and chum salmon. The smell of diesel filled the air as more than 50 boats could be seen fishing up and down Chatham Strait. Nets were being set as fast as possible, as boats lined up to take their turn. It's no secret. Salmon fishing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/salmon-species-other-kings-thriving-aro
State
Efforts to free entangled whale halted

...unknown amount of gear is still trapped beneath the mammal, Speegle added.The whale was last seen travelling south in Chatham Strait, but the satellite tracking device was removed. Officials are unsure if the tangled gear will affect the whale long...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-06/efforts-free-entangled-whale-halted
Local
The national weather service in juneau has issued a special marine warning

...a special marine warning Cross Sound over Alaskan waters... Stephens Passage over Alaskan waters... Northern Chatham strait over Alaskan waters... Icy Strait over Alaskan waters... Glacier bay over Alaskan waters... Southern lynn...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-17/national-weather-service-juneau-has-iss
Local
U.S. Forest service, SEACC and local volunteers team up to clean up

...SEACC this week. SEACC members said ocean debris, floating in the Gulf of Alaska, is often funneled up southern Chatham Strait into Frederick Sound, and ultimately lands in places like Murder Cove where seemingly isolated beaches become littered...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-05/us-forest-service-seacc-and-local-vo
Outdoors
First official subsistence fishing for halibut starts

...according to the regulations. Subsistence halibut fishing is not permitted in Stephens Passage south of town, in Chatham Strait, Icy Strait and Lynn Canal west and north of Berners Bay. Under the new regulations, a subsistence halibut registration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051603/sta_subsistence.shtml
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