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Juneau fisherman looks for peace, memories in his work

When the countdown began, 10 seconds from the start of the 1st Annual Quick Draw Saturday afternoon at Centennial Hall, Juneau artist Mark Vinsel studied his photograph and steadied himself. "I was shaking a little bit," said Vinsel, 46, a four-times-a-week fisherman and the office manger for United Alaska Fishermen. "I had a cup of coffee this morning and no breakfast. The other reason was, I was just a little nervous doing something like this."
Photo: Launch-time

Juneau fisherman Keegan McCarthy applies anti-fouling paint Monday to the hull of his 38-foot fishing boat, Ocean Point, near the University of Alaska Southeast Marine Tech Center. McCarthy spent Monday preparing his boat for launching today.
Banner year for salmon trollers

Juneau fisherman Mark Stopha feels like a lucky guy. As a new fisherman, he doesn't have to pine for the "good old days" of Alaska fishing...
After hour-long battle, Juneau fisherman brings home a whopper

Bob Vidic's battle with a fish more than twice his size left him so exhausted he could barely hold onto the boat railing.
Safety training offered for Juneau fisherman

JUNEAU - The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a free 10-hour fishing vessel safety and drill conductor course from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St.
Black cod farming alarms fishermen

When Juneau fisherman Paula Terrel looks ahead, she sees the potential for the Pacific Ocean's successful black cod commercial fisheries to go the...
Search for missing fishermen will resume

The Alaska State Troopers plan to resume searching for Juneau fisherman Rick Nebert and his crewman, Matthew Young of Sitka, who have been missing since their boat disappeared after a brief mayday...
Bill would do away with 58-foot seine boat limit

A few extra feet on a fishing vessel may not sound like much, but Juneau fisherman Scott McAllister says lengthening his boat could open up a whole new market for his fish. With 10 extra feet on his 58-foot...
Boat launch fees double by 2006

Heavier launch fees may not have grounded boaters, but are one more burden weighing them down, a longtime Juneau fisherman said. Sound off on the important issues of the week at "We are paying more, but I...


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