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Sockeyes run strong, kings weak statewide

...through June 30.As of June 27, 200,000 sockeyes has passed the Naknek tower, and 150,000 sockeyes had reached the Kvichak River.According to a June 27 ADFG announcement, 219,00 fish were caught in Egegik June 25, for a cumulative count of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-04/sockeyes-run-strong-kings-weak-statewid
State
Agency to consider listing for lake seals

...are a distinct population and that no natural barriers keep the seals from saltwater. Seals have been sighted in the Kvichak River, he said, though it's unclear whether they're freshwater seals moving downstream or saltwater seals moving upstream...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-17/agency-consider-listing-lake-seals
State
My Turn: Fish more precious than gold

...returns in the Nushagak River hit an all-time record last year. The king salmon season was exceptional, and the Kvichak River salmon run is making a big comeback. Why gamble a thriving fishery, a local economy and a healthy subsistence lifestyle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022807/opi_20070228016.shtml
Opinion
State board creates fish refuge panel

...proposal for a fisheries refuge - limited to drainages adjacent to Pebble - to include all waters of the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages. Monitor any pending state legislation related to Bristol Bay fisheries protection and advise the Board...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121306/sta_20061213017.shtml
News
Imagine having 60 miles of sandy beach in Southeast

...gill-netter with a full load of salmon caught in a low-lying spot such as Deadman Sands on the west side of the Kvichak River, would be in a perilous position. The waves would threaten to capsize the boat and imperil the crew. The incoming...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032103/nei_watercolumn.shtml
Neighbors
Board seeks more regulatory protection for Bristol Bay salmon

...protecting Bristol Bay salmon are legitimate. The board rejected establishing a state fish refuge in the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages - a proposal that some said would have blocked the Pebble Mine project. The Pebble Mine deposit is believed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/reg_532984435.shtml
Hall follows 'Seasons of Subsistence' in photos

...remaining parts yet to be shot will focus on spring duck and geese hunting on the Nushagak River, summer fishing on the Kvichak River and fall walrus hunting near Togiak. A biodiversity conservationist as well as a photographer, Hall became involved...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031810/art_592448933.shtml
Arts
Fishing association opposes proposed Pebble mine

...mining claims on Pebble's edges. The mine would operate north of Lake Iliamna, which connects to Bristol Bay by the Kvichak River, historically a prolific salmon producer. Bristol Bay has the world's largest sockeye run. Last year, commercial...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121505/sta_20051215003.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the lodge's unsteady finances. The lodge owes nearly $2.5 million, he said. It is on the Alagnak River in the Kvichak River drainage. The case was brought under an anti-bootlegging law that went into effect a few months before Peterson's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042800/Loc_briefs.shtml
BLM lifts restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay area

...taken," Reimers said. Much land the BLM plans to reopen to mineral entry are located on uplands in the Nushagak and Kvichak river drainages, which feed some of Bristol Bay's commercial, subsistence and sport fisheries. A coalition of village...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121007/sta_20071210001.shtml
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