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Kasilof, Alaska is located in Kenai Peninsula County. Zip codes in Kasilof, AK include 99610. The median home price in Kasilof is $235,000. More Kasilof information.

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Thursday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Bay harvest winds down; Kuskokwim kings may meet goal

Karl Kircher and Steven Bishop pitch setnet caught fish from a skiff near the mouth of the Kasilof River at 1 a.m. July 17 during an overnight commercial fishing period.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

[+Photo] Fishing in the dark

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion A commercial set gillnetting skiff runs out of the mouth of the Kasilof River as a crewmember lights the way with a flashlight during an overnight fishing period Thursday July 17, 2014 in Kasilof, Alaska.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Administering salmon coup de grace -- clubbing them, or bleeding them out?

Armed with a 16-foot dipnet and a fish whacker, a man in chest waders hauled his catch up the steep bank and onto the shore of this personal-use fishery in Upper Cook Inlet.

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Anchorage Daily News

Opinion: Enough! Kenai dipnetters need to learn the rules, respect the resource

"Why is the river running the wrong way?" a Yuppie-ish woman in spanking new waders asked as a near 30-foot Cook Inlet tide came surging back into the river's mouth on a sunny Monday afternoon.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Commercial driftnet opening set for Saturday in upper Cook Inlet

Commercial driftnet fishermen -- but not setnet fishermen -- will get a chance Saturday to target Cook Inlet sockeyes, state fishery managers announced Friday evening.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Russian River reds limits will be reduced beginning Tuesday

While some personal-use dipnetters at the mouth of the Kenai and Kasilof river haul in dozens of red salmon, rod-and-reel anglers at the Russian River will see their bag limit cut in half to three fish starting Tuesday, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season

Prior to the season, the Alaska Department Fish and Game forecast was for a sockeye run of 26.6 million fish.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Trickling in: Wednesday's gillnet opening wet, slow

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Commercial set gillnetters push their skiff further into the Cook Inlet as they race to pick salmon from their nets Wednesday July 9, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

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Homer News

Voters to advise assembly on animal control

Voters on Oct. 7 will be asked to advise the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly whether the borough should exercise animal control practices.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

They've tried bringing the drift fleet closer to the Kasilof, the commercial setnet fishery was opened early, and now managers are adding newly liberalized personal-use dipnetters and sport anglers to the mix in an attempt to slow the rush of Kasilof-bound sockeye salmon.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

KDWN

2 men trying for eagle photo rescued from mudflats

Two men who got stuck waist-deep in mudflats off Alaska's Kenai Peninsula as they attempted to photograph an eagle were rescued before the tide came in.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Kasilof red salmon at record-breaking levels

An emergency-order opening commercial set and drift gillnet fisheries in the Cook Inlet on Saturday was issued by Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers attempting to slow escapement of Kasilof River sockeye salmon.

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Anchorage Daily News

Rescuers pluck eagle photographers from Kasilof mudflats

Authorities say a trio of Kenai Peninsula Borough rescuers managed to pull two men to safety after they walked out onto the mudflats along Kasilof's Kalifornsky Beach Road and got stuck -- just as the tide started coming in.

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