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Lynx closure reveals questionable management strategy

...lower compared to the past few years when snowshoe hares were high, and expected the trapping season to be closed. Area biologist Jeff Selinger sights a considerable increase in predator calling resulting in 40 percent of last year's harvest...
Winter hasn't loosened grip for moose

...Alaska. "Every time we have deep snow, we tend to have more moose in town," said Jessy Coltrane, the Anchorage area biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game . And while many parts of the Lower 48 have already been experiencing warm...
ADF&G biologist charged with moose hunting violations

...taking moose using illegal methods or means and unlawful possession of game, both minor offenses. Herreman is the area biologist for the Homer office of Fish and Game, but has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of his case...
Lynx hunting, trapping season closed for several years

...trapping seasons were closed, hunting was still allowed because harvest by that method was minimal, said Fish and Game area biologist Jeff Selinger. During the 2008-09 lynx season, roughly 6 percent of the lynx harvested were shot, but by the...
Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...and escaped into the river, about 100,000 more than the upper end of the river's escapement goal. Commercial area biologist Pat Shields said the strong showing of sockeye salmon this early in the season wasn't necessarily an indicator of...
Brown bear killed at Sterling residence

...the Alaska Department of Fish and Game office. The bear was a male, estimated to be five years old.Fish and Game area biologist Jeff Selinger said law requires people to bring in the hide and skull and fill out a defense of life and property...
Moose crossing: Drivers urged to use caution

...crash kill" on central Kenai Peninsula Highways in areas that have high collision rates, Netschert said. Soldotna area biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jeff Selinger, said moose hug the roadsides for survival purposes during...
Kenai king fishery shuts down

...Kenai River-bound king salmon as possible. Local area biologist Robert Begich said the department estimates between...River king salmon which may be caught in the fishery. Area biologist Pat Shields said the personal-use setnet fishery...
Fish and Game to kill 15A wolves

...actions between November and March. The department has no firm date yet, said Jason Herreman, Fish and Game assistant area biologist for the Peninsula. The actions also includes increasing department wolf-trapping efforts, Herreman said. Fish...
First hunt leads to big bear

...He stood up beside us," said Strausbaugh. "His head was just huge."The bear was indeed huge, said Kenai Area Biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Jeff Selinger. Strausbaugh's kill is one of the biggest to ever come...


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