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Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...are the sommeliers of sockeye. When the waiter says, "White or red?" we think he means king salmon and ask what river system it came from. We're fish snobs because we can afford to be. This place has individual streams that pull in more...
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought rights remain paramount.WHOSE WATER IS IT?AUSTRALIA: Overuse and drought had depleted Australia's main river system, which winds across four states that produce a third of the nation's food, and ran so low by 2002 that the Murray...
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Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...copper and gold mine's tailings pond caused huge amounts of mining waste to flow into adjacent salmon-supporting river systems, spurring concerns about increased mining efforts on watersheds shared with Alaska. Commercial fishermen, Native...
Local | AK legislature
Dogs dash across ice toward Iditarod halfway mark

...organizers to reroute the trail around a mountain range.Now, more than half of the race is being run on Alaska's river system - which at this time of year means ice.The new terrain was of little concern to veteran contestants like Aliy Zirkle...
Southeast salmon escapement goals change to maximize returns

...king salmon and the Speel Lake sockeye salmon tightened. The Klukshu is a transboundary river and is part of the Alsek River system, originating in the Yukon and terminating southeast of Yakutat. Ranges for the Lost River coho salmon, the Southern...
Tulsequah Chief Mine loses big investor

...Alaska.The Taku River enters U.S. waters about 10 miles southeast of Juneau and is the largest salmon-producing river system in Southeast Alaska, according to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources website.Concerns about the effects on...
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

...all of the Tongass' systems will increase in the spring and fall, and more frequent and intense floods will scour river systems in a way that could impact salmon fry and egg survival. Periods of low water flow will also likely last longer, the...
My Turn: It's your state, Alaskans. Protect it.

...dam, spilling 1.3 billion gallons of waste into Hazeltine Creek. Drinking water is now at risk, as is the Fraser River system and the salmon that run there. Fishing has been shut down in the Cariboo region because the salmon's skin is peeling...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...Anchorage as it has been for the past several cycles.Escapement goals are the number of fish needed to return to a river system and spawn to produce future runs. At the October meeting, the board will hear reports on the Prince William Sound...
State | Local
What's next for Sean Parnell?

...communities are in that spot as well. (The Interior Energy Project) then becomes the anchor project to deliver gas to river system communities and Richardson Highway communities. (If the project gets off track), Fairbanks, North Pole and rural...


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