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Birding, Berners and more

...which are a smelt-like fish that spawns in fresh water, lays eggs in the gravel and (like the life cycle of the salmon) head to the open ocean to mature before returning to their birth waters as adults."Schwan, who is now a board member...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-04-20/birding-berners-and-more
Outdoors
Slack tide's Alaskaepoedia: Salmon

...cases, spawning salmon return to the same rivers where they were spawned. Scientists still do not know for certain why salmon head back to their birthplace to reproduce, but it probably has to do with all the free childcare from grandma and grandpa...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-22/slack-tides-alaskaepoedia-salmon
Neighbors
The art of preparing fish

...solid - but she's afraid to try it, though she has tried it made by someone else before and thought it was good.Salmon head adobo is a sure hit, though.For the bits people may not be so keen on eating, like bones, there are other options...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-01-27/art-preparing-fish
Neighbors
Managers release Yukon king fishing plan

...and net-mesh of any size. Subsistence fishermen should also be able to wet their nets as the first, big wave of salmon head up the Yukon. Of course, the plan could change, warned Steve Hayes, the fishery manager for the Alaska Department...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041210/sta_605127651.shtml
News
Catching the giants of the sea bottom

...halibut, also termed chickens, and I am interested catching larger fish, then I'll place a herring in the mouth of a salmon head. This protects the herring from being knocked off the hook by smaller fish and only the larger halibut can take the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061503/out_fishing.shtml
Outdoors
By way of introduction

...chicken wire. I worked six summers in Ketchikan's fish plants. I'm assuming there's a statute of limitations on salmon-head dumping when I tell you that the old way of dealing with a broken head grinder was to take three teens in a skiff across...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022704/opi_lowtide.shtml
Opinion
Where salmon run, people wade

...dipnet season, 163 children were signed up. A little way upstream, where the Kenai and Russian rivers intersect, the salmon head off in two different directions, a scene resembling a freeway interchange at rush hour. A small ferry carries another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090109/sta_488513339.shtml
Burning Beast: Local woman goes meat camping

...was soft and viscous and reminiscent of bone marrow-rich and full of the animal's essence. It was soon after the salmon head station that I hit a meat wall, and spent the next couple hours glazed over and watching the 20-foot tall goat burn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071909/nei_465730678.shtml
Renters not the only ones paying high cost of living

...for one tenant)," she said, relaying a story about a renter who once attempted to put an entire whole raw king salmon head in an apartment disposal. Ramage of Re/Max said that another cause of higher rents is the general shortage of housing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092706/loc_20060927018.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Big fish, big story 6/24/98

...got rough, Strauss suggested they move into the shelter of a nearby island. It was there the big fish bit the king salmon head Strauss was using for bait on the end of his 80-pound test line. ``I thought I had the bottom,'' said Strauss...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062498/halibut.html

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