Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Bill Schmidt, of Sterling, shouts as he lands a landlocked sockeye salmon, or kokanee, while fishing Wednesday May 7, 2014 at Sport Lake in Soldotna, Alaska. Schmidt said his wife wanted the fish for her birthday, so he spent part of the afternoon fishing for the kokanee which he intends to smoke and gift to her.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Bill Schmidt, of Sterling, shouts as he lands a landlocked sockeye salmon, or kokanee, while fishing Wednesday May 7, 2014 at Sport Lake in Soldotna, Alaska. Schmidt said his wife wanted the fish for her birthday, so he spent part of the afternoon fishing for the kokanee which he intends to smoke and gift to her.

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Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Bill Schmidt, of Sterling, baits his hook Wednesday May 7, 2014 at Sport Lake in Soldotna, Alaska.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Bill Schmidt, of Sterling, baits his hook Wednesday May 7, 2014 at Sport Lake in Soldotna, Alaska.

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