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Friday's Fireside Lecture to focus on "'Chinook' Salmon in Transition" the species was designated Alaska's official state fish and hypothesize about why so many kings are caught by Juneau fishermen standing on the shoreline at False Outer Point or Picnic Cove in May.Fireside Lectures began in 1962 when the visitor...
Chinook salmon take center stage at Friday Fireside chat

...He'll discuss Southeast Chinooks' life histories, flesh color variations and why so many kings are caught by Juneau fishermen at False Outer Point or Picnic Cove in May, among other topics.The first lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. and...
Chichagof Island's hidden gems and treasures

...Cove for some fishing time.The Vi-Ray II, a small commercial long-liner and converted gillnetter, run by Juneau fishermen Mike and Ray Carder, is hauling gear as humpbacks move about. I kayak out to them to pass the time while the Chisholms...
Coast Guard terminates 5 vessel voyages for safety violations to safeguard their lives," said Lt. Ryan Erickson, chief of incident management, Coast Guard Sector Juneau. "Fishermen can contact their local Coast Guard sector office or marine safety detachment to schedule a free commercial fishing...
Rych Clime's fish tale: The little hook that could

...Spring King Derby with a 41.4 pounder. But that doesn't mean Clime doesn't have a chance. Several long-time Juneau fishermen predict the bigger kings will show up later in the month, but whatever happens, Clime is assured to have one of...
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.
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."
Year of the king: Numbers, prices up

...appear to be running at their strongest in more than a decade and their asking price isn't half bad either. However Juneau fishermen, such as Matt Cole, have good reason for guarded optimism. Cole was so disappointed with last summer's rock-bottom...
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...
Gillnetters perplexed by poor sockeye catch

...glum about their chum and sockeye catches this summer. "There should have been more fish," said Jim Smith, a Juneau fishermen who was perplexed by the scarcity of sockeye in Taku Inlet on a recent trip. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Smith...


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