Are salmon runs done?

Posted: Thursday, June 17, 2010

We have lived in Kenai for over 33 years now and my wife has caught more kings than I did back in the 1970s and early 80s before they ruled my big motor off the river. Every since the company moved us here to work, I have bragged that I felt the Alaska Fish and Game department was one of the finest in the U.S. But not any more; with letting the guides keep every thing except in a 9-inch range, they basically made it open season again. All the female fish we caught in the allowable range, were full of eggs just the same as the ones protected. Local people do not fish the river anymore because they would get run over. The millionaires have won again. Good bye kings.

Paul D. Morrison

Kenai



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