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Kenai's personal use dip-net fishery officially open

...fishery eight days ago, fishing has been consistently slow, said assistant area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. It is likely the water conditions that are partially to blame, he said. Muddy, murky...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-09/kenais-personal-use-dip-
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Get your dipnet in the water

With the opening of the Kenai River personal-use fishery today, for the next three weeks thousands of Alaskans armed with dipnets will be looking to get their allotment of salmon.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-09/get-your-dipnet-in-the-w
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Woman mauled by bear

...the riders helped bring Knudsen down the trail.Jessy Coltrane, Anchorage area wildlife biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said vegetation along the trail is about 5 feet tall, and it appeared Knudsen had surprised the bears...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-07/woman-mauled-by-bear
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All about the salmon

...salmon. Kings The Kenai River opened to king salmon fishing Monday as the early run gave way to the late run. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers said the opening was slow according to reports from guided and unguided anglers. "Some only...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/all-about-the-salmon
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Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...slow the rush of Kasilof-bound sockeye salmon. While it is unclear how strong the final escapement will be, Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists said the fish were continuing show up in large numbers in the 17-mile glacial river. Managers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03/fish-and-game-loosens-fishing-restri
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...Logan, a biologist who studies gray wolves for the U.S. Forest Service.Researchers such as Logan and his Alaska Department of Fish and Game colleagues are tasked with counting the animals in Southeast Alaska. For years that chore meant trapping...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kyle-hopkins/2014-07-05
Just out of sight, an overlooked set of fishing locations

...where the fish are and occasionally risk a rogue hook just for a spot on the Kenai River and its tributaries. Alaska Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologist Jeff Breakfield said anglers set on catching their Alaska salmon, and even some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/just-out-of-sight-an-overlooked-set-
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Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

King salmon, large fish swimming in small schools, look like a delicious dinner to lampreys waiting near the bottom of the Kenai River.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-30/biologist-studies-effects-of-lamprey
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Kasilof red salmon at record-breaking levels

An emergency-order opening commercial set and drift gillnet fisheries in the Cook Inlet on Saturday was issued by Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers attempting to slow escapement of Kasilof River sockeye salmon. Approximately 128,000 fish made it past the sonar on the Kasilof River by midnight Thursday - the largest estimated passage of fish through this date ever measured on the river, according to the emergency order.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-27/kasilof-red-salmon-at-record-breakin
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Fishing still strong on Russian river

...Russian River are still ranging between "good and excellent" two weeks after the opening of the fishery, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game assistant management biologist Jason Pawluk. An emergency order opened the Russian River Sanctuary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-25/fishing-still-strong-on-russian-rive
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