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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...
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...
Refuge Notebook: Know the regs for black bear baiting season

...and the Alaska Department Fish and Game (ADF&G) sponsored bear bait clinic number...For those folks who prefer computers, ADF&G also offers the class online at http...station or not.Many of you may wonder why ADF&G and the Refuge allow black bear baiting...
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.
Big fish for little kids in Annual Ice Fishing Derby by on 3/100's of a pound so ice fishing is not a male dominated sport any longer," added Scott. The success of the ADF&G pike eradication programs was again evidenced in this year's derby. "A few years back the derby winner was a 15lb pike...


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