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Upping their groundfish game

...be sold or retained for personal use. 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-24/upping-their-groundfish-game
News
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

Anglers on the most heavily used river in the state will be joined by another group of fishermen this year after the Federal Subsistence Board on Thursday voted to allow subsistence gillnetting on the Kenai River.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-22/federal-board-allows-gillnetting-on-
News
Something to talk about

...disappointment in the fish board's process for forwarding names of qualified candidates for commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game. The fish board signed off only on Sam Cotten, whom the governor appointed to the position on Tuesday.But...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-22/something-to-talk-about
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

Last weekend on a drive back from Anchorage, whizzing by the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center at 57 miles per hour my daughter pointed out a strange looking moose on the side of the Seward Highway.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/refuge-notebook-what-do-caribou-
Outdoors
Governor appoints Cotten to Fish and Game position

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday appointed Sam Cotten to serve as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/governor-appoints-cotten-to-fish-and
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Fishing 101

...is probably good. Rules Regulation booklets are available at stores that sell fishing licenses. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 43961 Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna, has free brochures on salmon-run timing and other useful information...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/fishing-101
Information
Bear Safety

In Alaska, bears - black and brown - can be anywhere, and residents and tourists alike should keep this in mind when taking to the outdoors.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/bear-safety
Information
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...the board's lack of public process during a recent meeting to vet candidates for commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, according to documents released by Walker's administration. Johnstone's resignation is effective Jan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/bof-head-johnstone-resigns
News
Clam Gulch

...shells can be sharp. If a clam's shell is broken during digging, its meat will still be tasty. Alaska's Department of Fish and Game, requires diggers to retain all razor clams. Check the regs at bit.ly/Clamming.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/places/clam-gulch
Places
North Road Rangers take part in educational moose hunt

Some people believe that when an animal is hunted and harvested, that animal has given itself to the hunter. When Matt Rankin, of Nikiski, shot a cow moose as part of his 4-H club's State of Alaska Educational Moose Hunt on Dec.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-17/north-road-rangers-take-part-in
Community

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