Registration Open For Homer’s New-Look Halibut Tournament

In 2019, Homer announced its usual summer-long halibut tournament would be reduced to a single-weekend event starting in 2020. But the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the scheduled July 2020 tournament. The event is back on for this year and is set for June 4-5. Here’s more from the Homer Chamber of Commerce: Homer is open for … Read more Registration Open For Homer’s New-Look Halibut Tournament

Eklutna Dam Removal Project Paves Way For Salmon Path

The following appears in the April issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: An Eklutna River dam removal project helped the famed Southcentral Alaska river’s salmon runs. But there is a push for more work to further help the fish’s spawning route. (RYAN PETERSON) BY ERIC BOOTON Three years ago, the Eklutna River garnered national recognition because … Read more Eklutna Dam Removal Project Paves Way For Salmon Path

Tragic Accident Takes Life Of 18-Year-Old Hunter

The Anchorage Daily News has more on the tragedy: Joseph George was goose hunting around 6:30 p.m. Monday in Nightmute, said Gretchen Weiss-Brooks, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers. He was shot at close range when one of the friends fired as a goose flew by, Weiss-Brooks said by email. “No suspicious activity is … Read more Tragic Accident Takes Life Of 18-Year-Old Hunter

Public Hearing Will Discuss Caribou/Moose Hunting Proposal On Some Public Land

Here’s some more info on Friday’s hearing: Temporary Special Action Request WSA21-01, submitted by the Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, asks to close Federal public lands in Units 23 and 26A to harvest of caribou and moose by non-Federally qualified users from August 1 through September 30, 2021. This request would add the following … Read more Public Hearing Will Discuss Caribou/Moose Hunting Proposal On Some Public Land

Deadliest Catch Season Premiere: Sig Hansen On How Covid Affected Crabbers

COVID-19’s effect worldwide certainly was bound to have an impact on the Bering Sea crabbing industry. Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch, which premieres its 19th season tonight (see trailer above) had its own issues with the virus, from the captains of the vessels vowing to work together in an attempt to make quota, to one crew … Read more Deadliest Catch Season Premiere: Sig Hansen On How Covid Affected Crabbers

Homer Winter King Tournament A Great Success

The following is courtesy of the Homer Chamber of Commerce: PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE HOMER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 27TH ANNUAL HOMER WINTER KING SALMON TOURNAMENT SETS NEW RECORDS HOMER, April 19, 2021 – The Homer Chamber of Commerce and the Winter King Salmon Tournament Committee are very pleased to announce that the 27th Annual Homer Winter King … Read more Homer Winter King Tournament A Great Success

Southeast Alaska Anglers Prohibited From De-Heading, Filleting Fish Species At Sea

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Filleting and de-heading of Lingcod, King and Coho Salmon, and Slope Rockfish prohibited in Southeast Alaska sport fisheries Marine boat anglers returning to ports where and when on-site ADF&G creel surveys are conducted will be prohibited from filleting, mutilating, and de-heading sport caught … Read more Southeast Alaska Anglers Prohibited From De-Heading, Filleting Fish Species At Sea