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  1. Southcentral commercial fishing jobs inched up in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... total harvest volume , values for salmon are up and catches reached record levels in Bristol Bay for sockeye and in Chignik for chum salmon. "This suggests a resurgence for salmon fisheries this year, while other catches, such as cod, appear weaker ...

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  2. Fish Factor: Salmon permit values soar, halibut quota slidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... million. That averaged out to $74,000 for drift gillnetters, $54,000 for setnetters and $313,500 for seiners. At Chignik, 67 permit holders caught fewer than 900,000 sockeyes but more than 7 million pinks, five times more than usual. That paid out ...

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  3. Cautious optimism' surrounds value of Alaska salmon fishing permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... million. That averaged out to $74,000 for drift gillnetters, $54,000 for setnetters and $313,500 for seiners. At Chignik 67 permit holders caught fewer than 900,000 sockeyes but more than 7 million pinks, five times more than usual. That paid out at ...

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  4. BOF declines to consider Kodiak salmon management planRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Homer News

    ... were catching a bunch of their fish, which it showed they did, but it showed they caught a bunch of Cook Inlet and Chignik fish, more than what they expected," he said. The studies did not look at all of the KMA, mainly at the cape outside Olga Bay ...

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  5. Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys releases its 5,000th publicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | DNR Public Notices

    ... the release of its 5,000th publication, titled "Potential maximum permanent flooding maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska." With publication of this report on Sept. 1, DGGS achieved an average rate of releasing one ...

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  6. Alaskans' brotherly journey to Vegas ends in griefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Adrian Murfitt, 35, was a victim of the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Oct.1 , 2017. He fished in summer 2017 in Chignik. (Courtesy Avonna Murfitt) Adrian Murfitt, 35, was a victim of the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Oct.1 , 2017. He ...

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  7. 2 Alaskans killed, at least 1 wounded in mass shooting at Las Vegas music festRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Adrian Murfitt, 35, was a victim of the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Oct.1 , 2017. He fished in summer 2017 in Chignik. (Courtesy Avonna Murfitt) Adrian Murfitt, 35, was a victim of the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, Oct.1 , 2017. He ...

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  8. Fish Factor: Salmon harvest tops forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... weight," meaning drained) will be delivered over a few months. Smaller sea cucumber fisheries also occur at Kodiak, Chignik, the South Peninsula, Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea with a combined take of 185,000 pounds. Getting people to eat your ...

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  9. Big Alaska salmon harvest about 5 percent more than forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... weight," meaning drained) will be delivered over a few months. Smaller sea cucumber fisheries also occur at Kodiak, Chignik, the South Peninsula, Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea with a combined take of 185,000 pounds. More Americans are aware of the ...

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  10. Robb Kulin was selected by NASA to be in the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... NASA said in his official biography. Kulin has worked as an ice driller in Antarctica and a commercial fisherman in Chignik, his NASA biography says. He's also a private pilot. He is the youngest of three siblings, and his parents, Stephen and Karen ...

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  11. Fish Factor: Managers deploy across state amid budget impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... and shutdowns take several weeks of advance planning. "Day by day we are already increasing our field presence. The Chignik and Karluk weirs are supposed to go in this week, the Miles River sonar at the Copper River and other things across the ...

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  12. Generation after generation, an Alaska family rooted in fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... soon made his way to Alaska to make his living as a fisherman and a trapper, eventually settling in a place called Chignik Lagoon, a village 400 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Alaska Peninsula. There, he would marry a Native Aleut woman named ...

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