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All about the salmon

...Some only heard or saw maybe one or two fish caught and they were all small," wrote assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game Jason Pawluk. "(The) water is pretty dirty right now, not conducive to fishing without bait, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/all-about-the-salmon
Fishing
Weather cools, silvers heat up

...angler success rates according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game, said people are using flesh and eggs to fish for silvers in the mornings and sometimes switching to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-09-18/weather-cools-silvers-heat-up
Fishing
Lull in sockeye fishing as late run kings to open

...Homer Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon have been catching fish, too, said Carol Kerkvliet, assistant Homer area management biologist for Fish and Game. Off Homer's spit, anglers have been catching pollock, cod, flatfish, dolly and occasional kings...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-26/lull-in-sockeye-fishing-as-late-run-
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Rainbows gorging, silvers pulsing [+ video]

...days - it loads back up and once it clears up it is usually pretty good," he said. Robert Begich, area management biologist for Fish and Game, said each time silver salmon fishing picks up it flattens out again. "It has been hot and cold and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2012-08-30/rainbows-gorging-silvers
Fishing
Drift fleet nets more restrictions: Fish board makes changes based on coho salmon concerns

...I'm not going to go for this big of a chunk of closed area." According to Pat Shields, assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game's commercial fishing division, anywhere from 6,500 to 25,000 coho were harvested in the Cook...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030211/new_793455378.shtml
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Kings 'moving in'; openers set

...artificial lures only. "Water conditions are good -- they're clear," said Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game. "Obviously it is very low still, but there are people out fishing." Catching on the Kenai is still...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2012-05-24/kings-moving-in-openers-
Fishing
Ready or not? Russian set to open

...river is apparently running red. "They are here and they are on their way," said Robert Begich, area management biologist for Fish and Game in Soldotna. "It's a small number and less than we normally see this time of year." Fish and Game...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061010/fis_651701546.shtml
Between runs, cast a fly for trout

...salmon begin today. "It's the end of the early run. The fishery has peaked," said Robert Begich, area management biologist for Fish and Game. Begich said a decent number of kings are entering the river (some 500 daily within the past week...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/070110/fis_613275359.shtml
fishing
Time of year for variety of catching: Water levels may be high but fishing opportunities are higher

...silvers are coming in but high water means they're coming in fast. Carol Kerkvliet, assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game in Homer, said the silvers are coming into the Ninilchik and Anchor rivers and Deep Creek in good numbers...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081910/fis_697428303.shtml
Outdoors
Nets set for fish board: Commercial fishermen have eye on process, proposals

...said. "Not that many places you have that much public input." According to Pat Shields, assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game's commercial fishing division, there are approximately 210 proposals the board will be reviewing...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021711/new_787067846.shtml
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