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Retired ADF&G biologist tells all in "Fish, Oil, & Follies"

...Homer, Flagg worked for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) as a commercial fisheries management biologist until he...scientist and a professional fisherman," says Bill Hauser, ADF&G biologist retired. "The Follies theme runs throughout the...
An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) announced by Emergency Order (EO...places to catch a king salmon. On Feb. 19, ADF&G announced by EO that the Kenai the Alaska Board of Fisheries, to ADF&G, to the Legislature and to the Governor...
Voices of the Peninsula: Kachemak Bay Research Reserve in jeopardy

...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will close the Kachemak Bay Research...KBRR). Of course that's not the way ADF&G would prefer to say it, but that's the reality. Last week ADF&G's Sport Fish Division (SFD), which...
Pollock fishery needs more scrutiny

...also sustained at least two long term king salmon sport fishing closures. Now, Kenai River king salmon runs are not meeting ADF&G escapement goals, and the River has been shutdown in consecutive years (2013-2014) for the first time in history. I...
King salmon projections lead to confusing management

Some have asked why our ADF&G wishes to enforce a catch and release...the fishery resource is troubled. The ADF&G claims that the 5 AAC 57.160 discover that it does not grant the ADF&G this kind of authority unless they...
Fish and Game needs to maintain natural salmon ratios

...those extra mouths are suppose to eat? Our ADF&G projected 6 -7 million sockeye returning...Cook Inlet this year without the help of the ADF&G? A whole lot of these sockeye are returning because our ADF&G hatched those sockeye eggs out and dumped...
More to fishery issues than natural cycles

Our ADF&G is going to be needing lots of emergency orders for is very likely that our kings are starving to death. Our ADF&G should know this but they do not. The ADF&G can only shout "It's natural low abundance!" There...
State investing in sound, scientific fishery research

...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is to manage salmon runs consistent...economic hardships for our fellow Alaskans. ADF&G remains steadfast in our commitment...improved data provided by DIDSON technology, ADF&G staff conducted a complete review of...
Fish and Game takes wrong approach with river restrictions

...was arbitrarily and capriciously issued by ADF&G on the afternoon of May 9th. This order...of solidarity from such a diverse group. ADF&G reasoning for its decision is the department's...projected" low return of early-run chinook. ADF&G has "estimated" the early return to...
Photo: Off the hook

...22,404 sockeye passed up the Kasilof River bringing the 2013 total, so far, to more than 141,000 fish ? nearly three times the number by the same day last year. According to ADF&G, it's the largest fish passage by June 27 ever.


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