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Half-shell hopes

...are down, the cannery closed decades ago, and the salmon hatchery here is closing next month. The Organized Village...sounded interesting."Martin worked at Kake's salmon hatchery for 14 years, but that hatchery will soon close, a...
Photos: Seaweek at Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

Students from both Harborview and Gastineau Elementary schools watch as Aquarium Manager/Education Coordinator Rich Mattson shows a chiton as part of Seaweek at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Thursday.
Photo: Strong silver season

Fishermen line up shoulder to shoulder at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive to catch silver salmon returning to the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Thursday.
Widowed Persons Program to tour Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

JUNEAU - The Widowed Persons Program will tour the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (DIPAC) at 11 a.m. Sept. 27. All widows and widowers are invited to join our group for this tour. Tickets may be purchased...
Photos: Snagging equals a citation

Wildlife Trooper Shaun Kuzakin issues a $170 citation to Daren Ostlie for snagging three coho salmon in front of the DIPAC Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Friday.
DIPAC celebrates repayment of $42 million loan to state

Juneau salmon hatchery Douglas Island Pink & Chum recently made its last loan payment to...the DIPAC board of directors, said in a statement.The Macaulay Salmon Hatchery facility on Channel Drive, one of the five largest salmon hatcheries...
Wildlife Troopers issue citations for illegal snagging at DIPAC

...surveillance of a sport fishing dock next to the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Channel Drive.Troopers said in a dispatch that...citations in Juneau District Court.The Macaulay Salmon Hatchery is a Douglas Island Pink & Chum, Inc. (DIPAC...
Photo: Return of the chums

Chum salmon pool up before entering the fish ladder at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Monday. The fish return after four or five years at sea and are averaging between eight to nine pounds.
Photo: Up the ladder

Spawning chum salmon swim up the 450-foot fish ladder Tuesday at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery. According to the hatchery, the spawning male chum's strongly developed teeth, resembling canine fangs, give it its nickname, "dog salmon."
Photo: Sitting out the Salmon Derby

Avalon Bourne of Vancouver, Canada, watches chum salmon work their way up the fish ladder at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery Visitor Center on Thursday. The 64th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby starts today and runs through Sunday.


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