Fishing

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire                                 The derelict tug Lumberman is scheduled for disposal by at-sea scuttling in mid-October, said Juneau harbormaster Matt Creswell, Sept. 9, 2020.

Derelict tugboat slated for mid-October sinking

The vessel will be dragged into the Gulf and scuttled.

 

Members from Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro stand in formation on the back of the cutter, July 24, 2020. The cutter’s hull day, July 24, correlates with its hull number, 724. (Courtesy photo / U.S. Coast Guard)

Cutter Douglas Munro celebrates Hull Day at sea

USCG WHEC-724 represented on their day — July 24.

 

Monkey boats and sailboats: Bringing a Bristol Bay relic back to life

Monkey boats and sailboats: Bringing a Bristol Bay relic back to life

They were looking for a boat with history. They found it.

 

Jeff Lund attempts to hook a golden trout in Wyoming during a recent trip. “Yes, [I] traveled to fish during the pandemic,” Lund said. (Jeff Lund | For the Juneau Empire)

Yes, I traveled to fish during the pandemic

Don’t mistake the tone of this, I am not making light of traveling during a pandemic.

Jeff Lund attempts to hook a golden trout in Wyoming during a recent trip. “Yes, [I] traveled to fish during the pandemic,” Lund said. (Jeff Lund | For the Juneau Empire)
Opinion: The salmon way is worth fighting for

Opinion: The salmon way is worth fighting for

Alaska is our country’s last salmon state.

Opinion: The salmon way is worth fighting for
Thomas Thornton, dean of Arts and Science at University of Alaska Southeast, gives a lecture about the state and nontangible benefits of Alaska’s herring egg trade at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Nov. 26, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Thomas Thornton, dean of Arts and Science at University of Alaska Southeast, gives a lecture about the state and nontangible benefits of Alaska’s herring egg trade at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Nov. 26, 2019. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
These three Alaskans are disrupting the salmon business
These three Alaskans are disrupting the salmon business
King fishing on for Southeast anglers
King fishing on for Southeast anglers
This tentacled treat is about to hit the market in Southeast
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This tentacled treat is about to hit the market in Southeast
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‘Mystery of ocean survival’: Experts trying to figure out why salmon are dying at sea
‘Mystery of ocean survival’: Experts trying to figure out why salmon are dying at sea
Salmon Derby dates set

Salmon Derby dates set

Get ready to chase those salmon.

Salmon Derby dates set
Sitka Tribe gears up for legal battle

Sitka Tribe gears up for legal battle

They’ve gotten support in Sitka and Juneau.

Sitka Tribe gears up for legal battle
Doug Vincent-Lang, Commissioner Designee for the Department of Fish & Game, speaks in front of the House Fisheries Committee at the Capitol on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Fish and Game appointee looks for more state, not federal, control over fisheries

The importance of fishing and hunting isn’t lost on Alaskans or lawmakers.

Doug Vincent-Lang, Commissioner Designee for the Department of Fish & Game, speaks in front of the House Fisheries Committee at the Capitol on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
In this July 2018 file photo, Seine boats wait in line to set their nets at Amalga Harbor. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)
In this July 2018 file photo, Seine boats wait in line to set their nets at Amalga Harbor. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)
Tribe takes state to court in attempt to protect herring
Tribe takes state to court in attempt to protect herring
Opinion: Alaska needs Ruffner on the Board of Fisheries

Opinion: Alaska needs Ruffner on the Board of Fisheries

He’s been key to sustaining a neutral and balanced board.

Opinion: Alaska needs Ruffner on the Board of Fisheries
Alan Thomas Soltys-Gray fishes for salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Tony Soltys)
Alan Thomas Soltys-Gray fishes for salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Tony Soltys)
A hunter’s guide to making the most out of life

A hunter’s guide to making the most out of life

I am living two lives and life is going twice as fast.

A hunter’s guide to making the most out of life
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Commercial fishing couple sentenced to year in prison for tax evasion

A Southeast Alaska husband and wife were sentenced to a year in prison for not paying taxes.

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Roger Castillo watches as a coho salmon he caught leaps he fishes at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has increased the limit to 12 coho salmon in the designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area due to the large number of returning hatchery coho salmon in excess of broodstock needs. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Roger Castillo watches as a coho salmon he caught leaps he fishes at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has increased the limit to 12 coho salmon in the designated saltwater hatchery sport harvest area due to the large number of returning hatchery coho salmon in excess of broodstock needs. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)