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Northern District salmon not faring better than Kenai, Y-K

...closing the Little Susitna, then the entire Susitna drainage. On the Deshka River, bait was prohibited. Commercial Fisheries Biologist Pat Shields explained that the commercial fleet's effort was also cut significantly. The reductions came...
Fish fix: Department changes sonar counting procedures

...and Game on Friday announced changes in its sonar counting procedures for Kenai River salmon. Department commercial fisheries biologist Jeff Fox said that initially, all estimates from a new sonar system were decreased by about 30 percent to...
Biologist wants hunter's grizzly record wiped off the books

...big-game fraternity. But now his record is in jeopardy because of a crusade by Louis Barton, a former commercial fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Barton is petitioning Boone and Crockett to erase Malzac's...
Fishery proposal sparks debate

...been scheduled for today at 6:30 p.m. at Cook Inlet Aquaculture on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Jeff Fox, commercial fishery biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said increasing the mandatory closed periods for setnetters to...
Average harvest predicted

...average. "The harvest should be close to the 20-year average," said Mark Willette, Soldotna Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist. "(The season) shouldn't be very poor, it's near average." According to the Upper Cook Inlet Forecast...
Weak king run forces Fish and Game to manage outside the box

...weren't adopted with this sort of scenario in mind, they really weren't." Pat Shields, Fish and Game area commercial fisheries biologist, agreed that the run has also put tremendous pressure on the setnet fishermen in the Kenai and Kasilof areas...
Better numbers lead to better management information they can collect, whether it be test nets in the inlet or sonar counts in the river. As commercial fisheries biologist Jeff Fox said at a meeting last week, a system that counts every fish in the river just doesn't exist...
Commercial opening at the expense of sport fishermen

It appears that the Commercial Fisheries Biologist for the Kenai River is...this belief. If the commercial fisheries biologist cannot, or will not...equal treatment from the commercial fisheries biologist, then We The People...
Opinion -

...sections will remain until those areas open for the regular season July 11. According to Fish and Game area commercial fisheries biologist Jeff Fox, a strong return of sockeye salmon to the Kasilof led to the early opener. "So far it's the...


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