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Fish Board spurns Central Peninsula

...issues. It will happen in Kodiak. By the time the Alaska Board of Fisheries holds its next meeting on Upper Cook Inlet fisheries...their safety. As early as March of 1998, the Alaska Board of Fisheries chair, then John White, said he was considering...
Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...particularly plankton," said Fish and Game biologist Krissy Dunker, during a recent presentation to the Alaska Board of Fisheries. "Their populations can take between one and two years to fully recover."Fish and Game researchers spent...
Fish and Game rescinds Cook Inlet season summary to correct 'nomenclature'

No matter how far they travel, members of the Alaska Board of Fisheries cannot seem to stop talking about Cook Inlet salmon. A work session that began Wednesday in Juneau started with one member asking...
Voices of the Peninsula: Elected leaders must look out for Alaskans' interests

This October, the Alaska Board of Fisheries took unprecedented measures to avoid holding their next Upper Cook Inlet regulatory meeting on the Kenai Peninsula. Despite requests...
Knudsen, Chenault ready for election day

...of our future." In addition to schools, Chenault said he was working on a piece of legislation to address Alaska Board of Fisheries and its members being unwilling to hold a full board meeting in the Kenai and Soldotna areas. "We're going...
Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...plans to treat in 2016 and again in 2017 after netting and removing native species of fish from the area. The Alaska Board of Fisheries met Friday to hear the details of the plan and ultimately approved it unanimously. It is the last step in a...
Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...while providing opportunity to harvest sockeye - within the constraints of changed management plans passed by the Alaska Board of Fisheries in February.The changes created paired restrictions between the Kenai River king sport fishery and the commercial...
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

After a slow start and declining return projections, the Kenai River king salmon fishery will move to catch-and-release fishing beginning Saturday through the season's July 31 ending. For the first time in Alaska's history, the catch-and-release fishery will be accompanied by a restriction to barbless hooks. Starting Saturday, king salmon caught in the Kenai River cannot be retained or in possession and cannot be removed from the water - they must be released immediately, according to a Thursday emergency order.
CIFF to argue state costs in fisheries lawsuit

The Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund will not have to repay the state Department of Law for costs associated with the lawsuit about 2013 management of Cook Inlet salmon fisheries at this time.
Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

...Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish session on October 15-17 in Juneau, said Alaska Board of Fisheries Executive Director Glenn Haight. The board addresses...


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