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Peninsula man charged in weir incident

...more than 11,000 kings traveled through the Anchor in 2005, compared to approximately 4,450 came this year. Department biologist Carol Kerkviliet said that the fish counting mechanism has been put in since 2004. Waters were low and water-borne...
Wildlife Refuge to count Brown Bear population

...techniques cost up to $2 million more and primarily are used along salmon streams. According to Alaska Fish and Game Department biologist Jeff Selinger, a census hasn't been taken in the past because of the cost. He believes the study will give...
Fish fix: Department changes sonar counting procedures

...estimated 40 percent, whereas the current DIDSON estimates "show no consistent bias" high or low, according to the department biologist Mark Willette. "Some were lower, some were higher," he said. The timing of the public meeting held to discuss...
Invasive fish threaten Kenai: Fish and Game biologists discover northern pike in Hall Lake

...department is uncertain at this time. "It's possible that juvenile [pike] could leave the system," said department biologist Rob Massengil. After leaving four nets in the lake overnight, an investigating team caught two pike: one approximately...
Arc, Scout lakes restocked : Rainbow trout, grayling released after pike eradication

...Richardson hatchery. The fish released were spawned from eggs harvested from the Chena River near Fairbanks. Department biologist Jason Pawluk said that his department stocked the roadside lake with rainbow trout and coho before. This is the...
Rutting moose get tangled up in Anchorage yards

...tranquilized last week so state biologists could remove material snarled in their antlers, said Fish and Game Department biologist Jessy Coltrane. During the fall mating season, bull moose like to rub and bang their antlers on poles and trees...
State opens lower Yukon to subsistence fishing

...a week. Most of the chum run is already past the fishermen's nets, but a few stragglers are expected, said department biologist Fred Bue. Fall chums are highly prized on the Yukon, for both human consumption and to feed sled dogs. When...
Fish managers optimistic about Yukon River chinook harvest

...optimistic about the harvest. The opening was set for the lower river. Tom Vania, Department of Fish and Game Department biologist in Emmonak, said this week that the run so far appeared to be better than it was last year. Two years ago the...


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