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Bristol Bay sockeye make unusual late surge

...surpass the 20-year average harvest by several million fish."Things change," said Chuck Brazil, assistant area biologist for Bristol Bay. "That's why we manage the fishery day to day."After a lackluster beginning, Bristol Bay red...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...size counts later in the season.Pat Shields, the area biologist for Upper Cook Inlet, also said that this year's...half-pound difference on average. In Kodiak, assistant area biologist Geoff Spalinger said the early reds are coming in...
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...
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...
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...
Refuge Notebook: Spring migration comes to Kenai

...Olive-sided and Alder Flycatchers are finally here, on territory and in full song. Accordingly, by mid-June, area biologists are ready to begin their annual breeding bird surveys. Spring migration in our area, from beginning to end, is...
Bear awareness key during the spring season

...females will soon give birth and are hungrier, testier and more protective of their space, she said. Jeff Selinger, Area Biologist for Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said to be cautious during any encounter with wildlife. Every animal has...
ADFG predicts continued low runs in 2014 forecast of Kenai kings

...regulatory proposals could potentially affect the way area biologists manage Kenai king salmon and fisheries in the Upper...the runs turn out, Pawluk said fishers could expect area biologists to manage the season with conservatively."If these...


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