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Time for the fish board to meet on the peninsula a severe disadvantage. Moreover, while users in the Mat-Su and Anchorage area may utilize central and lower Cook Inlet rivers regularly - a point board members repeat when they assert that they'd like to meet in a neutral area - they are...
With rush of kings, Fish and Game loosens restrictions on some Cook Inlet rivers

...Cook Inlet, Fish and Game managers have lifted gear restrictions on king fishing in the Deshka River. The northern Cook Inlet river was initially restricted as part of a king salmon conservation strategy implemented by Fish and Game managers. However...
Fish and Game rescinds Cook Inlet season summary to correct 'nomenclature' and would be adding a footnote and extra data to the table showing sockeye salmon passage estimates seven Cook Inlet rivers. Shields said staff would add the optimum escapement goal range to the table. When that range is added, the 2014...
Strong sockeye return forecast for Cook Inlet

...user groups, and an escapement of 1.8 million sockeyes to all rivers, mainly the Kenai.Sockeye bound for Upper Cook Inlet rivers are caught in sport, personal use, subsistence and commercial fisheries, and managers are tasked with offering...
Fish board rewrites regs

...and Kasilof rivers to try and make sure the fish caught are in fact heading to those rivers instead of to northern Cook Inlet rivers."The new expanded corridor reaches out almost eight miles at its widest point," Alaska Department of Fish and...
Average harvest predicted below the 20-year average in four of the major Cook Inlet rivers including the Kenai while the sockeye salmon forecast...million sockeye salmon and 5.27 million swam up Upper Cook Inlet rivers. "There's no way to know whether it will be any...
ADF&G predicts rise in area sockeye run

...4 million, and about 1 million more than the 20-year average harvest of 3.8 million fish. Sockeye on Upper Cook Inlet river systems are caught in sport, personal use, subsistence and commercial fisheries. The Kenai River forecast is down...
KRSA comments miss the mark

...that's just not so. KRSA's relentless, well-funded, politicized push for more salmon into the Kenai and other Cook Inlet rivers at the expense of Cook Inlet's gill-net industry is misguided at best, disingenuous at worst. First, it is...


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