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My turn: Tongass is a salmon forest first

...National Forest as a scenic wonder.I live in Sitka, and when I look at the Tongass, I see salmon because I'm a salmon fisherman, and the Tongass is first and foremost a salmon forest. It is one of nature's great salmon-producing factories...
Author Andy Hall to speak Friday at UAS

...publisher of Alaska magazine and general manager of The Milepost. In addition to being an author, he is a commercial salmon fisherman in Cook Inlet and a ski coach at Chugiak High School. He lives in Chugiak with his wife, Melissa DeVaughn, and...
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...make up for the deficit is there. The average king salmon fisherman spends more money in Miller's store, but the sheer...spending the same amount of money per fish as the king salmon fisherman, but volume can make up for it.While Miller's...
Emmonak plans for long overdue Yukon port

...Gasoline and heating oil currently sell for about $6 per gallon in Emmonak, he said. The city and local commercial salmon fisherman pool their fuel purchases so they can buy it in the largest quantities possible and save money, Moore said. In...
Not enough

Being a salmon fisherman, I was recently obliged to accept a NMFS data collection contractor onto my small boat for a 48-hour gillnet opening. The law...
Who we Are: Angler gains mystique after winning salmon derby

Longtime king salmon fisherman Buddy Soriano looked over the rocks and into the waters of False Outer Point on Friday as an angler approached him. Sound off...
Group seeks fishing halt until price set

KODIAK - The United Salmon Association is asking every salmon fisherman on the island to refrain from fishing until a price agreement is reached with processors. The association has been involved in...
Salmon runs more important than mine

...largest salmon producer in the region with as many as two million salmon returning annually. As a young commercial salmon fisherman, I am worried that Redcorp Venture's plan to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine and its recent proposal to use a...
Study finds high level of pollutants in farm salmon

...regain profitability amid low prices and environmental groups try to force reforms on producers. Chris McDowell, a salmon fisherman and market analyst in Juneau, said it remains unclear whether the study hurts fishermen as well as fish farmers...
Coast Guard Chief of Staff Capt. Michael Neussl retires and white machine disappeared. "Seeing one of those in the local newspaper near San Francisco plucking some salmon fisherman out of the water while I was in middle school, I thought, 'Man, that's what I would like to do.' I actually...


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