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Yakutat to welcome first-ever cruise ships this year

...give the tourists a glacier tour by plane, or go to the Situk River and educate them on how fish are caught, skinned, and...walking path - that was used to transport fish from the Situk River to the cannery."We're really trying to highlight that...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/yakutat-welcome-cruise-ships-year
Local
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...to see songbirds, a charter boat salt water trip to see marine birds, and a kayak-based trip at the mouth of the Situk River, depending on the weather. There's a trip to Harlequin Lake, and, of course, a trip specifically to see Aleutian...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/fifth-annual-tern-festival-welcome-aleuti
Art
Situk River king salmon fishing closed

King salmon fishing in the Situk River near Yakutat has been all but closed under a pair of emergency...retention of king salmon will be prohibited if they open.The Situk River did not make escapement goals from 2010 through 2012 and only...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-10/situk-river-king-salmon-fishing-closed
Local
Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

...campground at 9-mile bridge (it's nine miles out the mostly gravel road toward Harlequin Lake, and where many Situk River fishermen base themselves.)Once I got settled in my seat, a woman behind me - I later learned it was Victoria Demmert...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/catching-chromers-yakutat
Outdoors
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...another for the flight school, as it's too far gone to be restored to flying condition. It crashed at the mouth of the Situk River and has been in the scrap metal dump since the 1950s, he said. He and others pulled it out and salvaged it two years...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/yakutats-once-and-future-war
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No permits to be issued on Situk for king salmon

...to protect chinook salmon in the Situk River near Yakutat. The district ranger...taking of Chinook salmon in the Situk River unless the Alaska Department of...050 large Chinook salmon in the Situk River and State biologists have forecasted...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-13/no-permits-be-issued-situk-king-salm
Outdoors
Robert Anderson II

...after meeting and marrying Evelyn Converse Mallott. Together, they had a son Rodney William Anderson. Bob fished the Situk River for many years setting up camp every summer, hauling all the kids out to Eastern Spit by skiff. Bob was adopted into...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171236268
Better late than never

...said. Some of the Panhandle's more productive systems, such as the Karta River on Prince of Wales Island or the Situk River near Yakutat, can support runs of hundreds or thousands of fish. Larger systems also have a fall run of fish that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051202/out_fishing.shtml
Outdoors
Flood threat receding, along with glacier; officials look to prevent problems

The immediate threat to the Situk River - renowned for its steelhead fishing...eventually would spill over into the Situk River drainage and flood valuable fishing...hurting Yakutat's economy. The Situk River has one of the largest wild steelhead...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052104/sta_flood.shtml
News
Yakutat blasts official inertia

...stranded marine mammals and threatened Situk River fisheries. Though the surging...glacial flood would blast through the Situk River, a world-class fishing river...otherwise submerge a vast area of the Situk River floodplain. The ditch would instead...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060505/sta_20050605003.shtml
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