The 37.05-pound king salmon that longtime Juneau fisherman Kyle D. Sage caught off the rocks on North Douglas has netted him first place in this year’s 19th annual Spring King Salmon Derby, put on by the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
As hatchery-raised king salmon return to Gastineau Channel, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is raising its catch limit for the prized fish. Starting Monday, fishermen can take up to four king salmon per day in a special harvest area.
It was once believed that people who went out of their way to travel into the wilderness did so to ponder the depths of their souls, test their mettle and write flowery poetry. This is not true.
Growing up in Wisconsin, I assumed you needed a lot of land in order to have a garden. Even in Green Bay, our back yard was large enough to have an extensive garden even though it was small compared to my grandparent's acreage.
One lucky day in May, I hitched a ride to Pack Creek-a lovely, smooth flight each way. As soon as we arrived, we saw a mama brown bear and a big cub, digging clams far out on the tide flats. Mama noted our presence and went right on...
POINT REYES STATION, Calif. - Another dead whale washed ashore in Northern California, the 12th carcass that has appeared in the past few months and marks a higher-than-normal number of deaths but not a record.