Big king salmon wins Homer tournament for Kodiak fisherman

...six-minute fight during which the fish twice stripped out line, he...ecstatic," said Olsen, who fishes commercially for salmon out...and seven kayaks landed 590 fish. More than $155,000 in cash...That alone made landing the big fish quite a feat. Call him the...
On the Fly: Be prepared to rip some lips this spring

...Generally speaking, the pursuit of anadromous fish on a fly during the winter months is wet...coastal creeks that once flourished with fish during the peak of the summer are now dormant...trigger a predatory strike response by the fish. Attractor patterns are usually brightly...
John Ebona the days of trap fishing. He worked on Fish Tenders, most notably the Hetta for the New England Fish Company.Throughout his school years, he...some how to bait the hooks and catch many fish. That was a time for fun laughter and memories...
Learn how to black bear hunt

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will soon begin its spring and summer Alaskans Afield classes, meant to familiarize Alaskans with anything from surviving...
Wildlife Wednesday: Small mammals

...Alaska Wildlife Alliance on April 1 will offer the last talk in its winter series. Riley Woodford of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will speak about small mammals in Southeast Alaska, from bats to black marmots. The talk is called "What's here...
Becoming outdoorsy

...starts next Wednesday.Tennie Bentz, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Education specialist and BOW program, is a joint project of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska.Classes...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...Guard officials. NOAA received no reports of oiled wildlife, said spokeswoman Julie Speegle. Though some animals - sea birds, fish, marine mammals - were seen swimming through "a thin sheen of oil at the surface ... animals can process a minimum level...
Registration now open for youth outdoor camp

...introductory and advanced classes are available. The camp is sponsored by University of Alaska, Fairbanks Cooperative Extension and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. For more information, or to register, contact Susie at 523-3250 ext. 0.
Lecture: Why are chinook declining?

...information available on Southeast Alaska chinook salmon to all users in the region.Speakers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the National Marine Fisheries Service will present on topics including the status of chinook statewide, and a research...
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, March 27

...summit where food, drink and awards await.RUNNINGHome, TBD, Spring Tide Scramble: 'Race the Tide' (Empire Cup Race), at Fish Creek Bridge on North Douglas Highway. Start time depends on low tide, 7-miles or 3-mile, under 13 years old must have...


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