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Dipnetters enjoy record run

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Like mom always said, “Get ‘em while they’re hot.”

That seems to be the situation on the Kenai Peninsula lately as sockeye salmon make their run to the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. Roads were jammed with vehicles and boats as dipnetters were anxious to get to the water.

“This is the most people we’ve ever seen down here for the dipnet fishery,” Kenai Police Department Chief Gus Sandahl said. “I never saw as many people as I did this weekend.”

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