Protesting the Classic

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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

An enormous sockeye salmon bearing a sign protesting the Kenai River Sportfishing Association sits parked at the Soldotna Sports Center on Thursday August 20, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska. A group of nearly 100 protestors staged a protest outside of the center where the sportfishing association held an event during its annual Kenai River Classic fishing invitational.
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Dwight Kramer, member of the Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition, watches revelers at a party during the Kenai River Sportfishing Association's annual Kenai River Classic as he floats down the Kenai River with a banner protesting the event and its founder, Bob Penney, on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Aaron Morse, of Kenai, waves to traffic while protesting the Kenai River Sport Fishing Association's annual Kenai River Classic fishing invitational on Thursday August 20, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Two protestors sit in a boat outside of Kenai River Sportfishing Association founder Bob Penney's home on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska. Eight boats and a kayak showed up on the river outside of a Kenai River Classic event to protest the organization and founder.
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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

A group of protestors demonstrates in front of the Soldotna Sports Complex where the Kenai River Sportfishing Association held one of its annual events during the Kenai River Classic fishing invitational in Soldotna, Alaska.
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A protestor pulls his boat away from the Swiftwater Campground before heading to protest in front of a Kenai River Sportfishing Association event at founder Bob Penney's riverfront house on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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A group of demonstrators launch boats on the Kenai River before a small flotilla demonstrated in front of Kenai River Sportfishing Association founder Bob Penney's riverfront home on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Two protestors in a drift boat stand demonstrate on the Kenai River in front of Kenai River Sportfishing Association founder Bob Penney's home on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

A group of protestors demonstrate from a boat on the Kenai River in front of Kenai River Sportfishing Association founder Bob Penney's home during a banquet event for the annual Kenai River Classic on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Dave Athons, a board member for the Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition, pilots a drift boat in front of Kenai River Sportfishing Association founder Bob Penney's home to protest Penney, the organization and it's annual Kenai River Classic fishing invitational on Wednesday August 19, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

Two protestors lower a sign from a boat sitting outside of the Soldotna Sports Complex on Thursday August 20, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska. Nearly 100 people demonstrated against the Kenai River Sportfishing Association, founder Bob Penney and his initiative to ban commercial setnetting in urban areas of the state.
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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

A group of protestors demonstrate outside of the Soldotna Sports Center where the Kenai River Sportfishing Association held an event for its annual Kenai River Classic fishing invitational in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

A man leaving the Soldotna Sports Center flips off a group of protestors demonstrating against the Kenai River Sportfishing Association and its founder Bob Penney on Thursday August 20, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion

A group of protestors line up for a photograph outside of the Soldotna Sports Complex where they demonstrated for two hours against the Kenai River Sportfishing Asociation and its founder Bob Penney on Thursday August 20, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Protestors critical of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association prepare to launch onto the Kenai River Wednesday August 19, 2015 from Swiftwater Park in Soldotna.
 

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