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Tight Lines: Anglers gear up for fishing season

...central Kenai Peninsula, the Kenai River is closed to king fishing by emergency order. Fish and Game Assistant Area Management Biologist Jason Pawluk said he hasn't had any reports from the Kasilof River as of yet, and noted that the water levels...
Permit data shows steady growth in Cook Inlet personal use fishing

...rule of thumb about how many fish are going to be harvested in the personal use fishery," said Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Robert Begich. "It's abundance-based... harvest is going to vary by the amount of fish that return...
Fish and Game predicts average year for Cook Inlet commercial harvest

...of those fish by all user groups, according to its 2015 outlook for commercial salmon fishing. Commercial Area Management Biologist Pat Shields said the harvest, if the forecast is correct, would be about average. The Kenai River sockeye...
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014

...drift and set gillnet fishermen, said Commercial Area Management Biologist Pat Shields in a previous Clarion interview...between drifters and setnetters," said Assistant Area Management Biologist Aaron Dupuis. "Usually the drifters get a bit...
ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook Inlet

...Bycatch from the fishery is also monitored, said Elisa Russ, Alaska Department of Fish and Game assistant area management biologist for commercial groundfish fisheries in the Cook Inlet area. King salmon were counted and returned alive to the...
Eastside Cook Inlet beaches closed to clamming

...likely delay recovery of the Eastside Cook Inlet razor clam populations," said Carol Kerkvliet, Fish and Game Area Management Biologist in Homer. Previously, Fish and Game decreased the clam bag limit from 60 to 25 on all east-side Cook Inlet...
Game board spikes Kenai Peninsula trapping restrictions

...trapping near trails was a threat to children, dogs and others on the trail, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Jeff Selinger said his office does not often hear about accidents with traps. "Historically there have been...
Game board authorizes cow, roadside hunts for parts of peninsula

...western part of the Kenai Peninsula, 15C has seen the highest moose numbers in recent years. Fish and Game area management biologist Jeff Selinger told board members that moose populations in 15C - which has a northern boundary near Kasilof...
Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...Abundance declined from 2007-2009 and stayed at this bellow or well-below average abundance," said area management biologist Robert Begich in a 2013 interview. Fenton said he has seen a decline in returning king numbers for about a...
Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...of Slikok Creek through July 31 to protect spawning early run kings, said Fish and Game Sport Fish Division Area Management Biologist Robert Begich. While the king salmon management actions are largely similar to the 2014 preseason actions...


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