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Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...kings, land a couple every night," he said. "The guys down there now, they've got better gear, they're better fishermen. They can go weeks without catching a fish down there."For selling fishing merchandise, a struggling fishery...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/kings-may-drive-news-sockeyes-drive-inl
State
Kenai River guide reverts to catch-and-release

...fish and you want the other guides to know you are a good fisherman, so your ego comes into play."You hit the beach...past that ego and say, 'You know what, I'm a good fisherman and I know my customers had a great time today...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-15/kenai-river-guide-reverts-catch-and-rel
State
Cannery reunion days

...happen, nothing serious thank goodness, but everyone would get a bang out of it and that made it a little bit better." Fisherman Butch Laiti got his first job in the commercial fishing business on a seine boat out of Hawk Inlet in 1965, when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082105/loc_20050821005.shtml
News
Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman

...school-age sons. "He was definitely, if not the best fisherman in the area, the best producing gillnetter," said...definitely a hard-charger. He's an extremely good fisherman." On the VHF, it was soon obvious that it was the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090105/loc_20050901001.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...just after arriving home in Douglas. The weary Hartsock did not plan to fish again today. ``There are a lot of good fishermen out there,'' he said; ``my only friend is the weather.'' Forecaster Jim Truitt with the National Weather...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082299/Loc_derby.shtml
Photo: Shooting the breeze

Mary Taug a client at the Bridge Adult Day Center talks about how her sons Oly and Ron are such good fishermen while Heather Sincic works on her hair in the salon. The center, which is operated by Catholic Community Services, re-located...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030906/loc_20060309023.shtml
News
Chignik Lake man sentenced to 35 years

...Peninsula 265 miles southwest of Kodiak. Investigators say the two got into a drunken argument Aug. 14 over who was the better fisherman and Pedersen beat Kalmakoff with an ax. A health aide found Kalmakoff's bloodied body on the front porch of Pedersen's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072910/reg_687908853.shtml
Regional News
Ted Quinn crowned as champ of 64th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby

...the past 38 years he has participated in the derby, but never placed in the top results. "I'm really not a very good fisherman," Quinn admitted. "It's better to be lucky sometimes than good." He appreciates the work the derby coordinators...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081810/loc_696903862.shtml
News
Squalls dampen derby

...just after arriving home in Douglas. The weary Hartsock did not plan to fish again today. ``There are a lot of good fishermen out there,'' he said; ``my only friend is the weather.'' Forecaster Jim Truitt with the National Weather...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082299/Loc_derby.html
Local
Close calls with kings

...fisherman, Burley had some advice for other anglers. "Fishing is like being patient. It has to be for you to be a good fisherman," he said. "You can't see when you're fishing; you got to feel." As for Mixson's advice, "For first-time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060103/out_salmonderby.shtml
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