Les Palmer

An Outdoor View: Saving the kings

Unless you’ve been in a coma for the past several years, you’ve heard that the so-called early run of Kenai River king salmon is in trouble.... Read more

An Outdoor View: Salmon 7 Ways

While grilling the last of last year’s salmon the other day, I got to wondering about what other people did with salmon. Curious, I e-mailed 20... Read more

An Outdoor View: On freezing fish

In the 40-some years I’ve been freezing fish, I’ve learned a lot of things, and some were learned the hard way. Here’s some of what I’ve learned... Read more

An Outdoor View: The sailor's walk

This column first appeared in the Clarion on March 31, 2006.

The “sailor’s walk,” best described as sort of a lurching swagger... Read more

An Outdoor View: Respect for king salmon

On June 4, the Department of Fish and Game opened the Kenai River to fishing for king salmon, but with one catch: It’s OK to play with the fish,... Read more

An Outdoor View: Habitat woes

Author’s note: This column first appeared in the Clarion in 1993. Biologist Terry Bendock is now retired, but the issues he... Read more

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