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Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...were projected to enter the Yukon this year. Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials said it took severe chinook salmon restricts to get most of that run to Canada.Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials expect this news is good for the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/yukon-river-salmon-swim-to-canada-in
News
2015 sockeye run produces smaller fish across state

...smaller than average weight for one of Alaska's most valuable exports.Workers statewide from offices of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game noticed an early in-season trend of smaller-than-average fish. Throughout the state's early season...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-24/2015-sockeye-run-produces-smaller-fi
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Silver fishing picks up; Soldotna angler claims Seward derby title

...started a little slow has picked up in recent days. Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said manager were initially thinking this year might see a smaller silver salmon run on the Kenai River...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-19/silver-fishing-picks-up-soldotna
Fishing
Anglers reel in 400-pound, 200-pound halibut in Cook Inlet

...Moe. Catches of that size are not common in the Cook Inlet. Scott Meyer, fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said Cook Inlet is known as a nursery area. "There are a lot of shallow bays and inlets that are nursery...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-19/a-halibut-catch
Fishing
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...devastate these Alaskans. Worse, the initiative will do nothing to conserve salmon. It will eliminate the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's ability to halt over escapement and future runs will diminish resulting in fewer salmon for all.Commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
Opinion
What others say: Alaskans should care about Cecil the Lion

...They're after food for the freezer, and that's an admirable practice. According to figures from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, residents bought 87 percent of the hunting licenses sold in this state.Look at the number of "big game...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-19/what-others-say-alaskans-should-c
Opinion
Fishing report: Silvers slow to show, reds still running

...salmon at Rotary Park on Funny River Road in Soldotna.Jason Pawluk, assistant management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said that while pleasant, the weather - bright, sunny days and warm temperatures - actually has not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-05/fishing-report-silvers-slow-to-s
Outdoors
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze lifted

...state agencies."This project has advanced the state of science for a number of agencies, particularly the Alaska Department of Fish and Game through some of the salmon work," Dyok said.Fish and Game Mat-Su area sport fish biologist Richard...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-15/susitna-watana-studies-resume-after-
News
Conserving the Kings

...until the runs are healthy again.This year started out looking grim from the git-go. In February, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) closed the Kenai to fishing for kings until July 1 by Emergency Order. That meant was no harvest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-13/conserving-the-kings
Outdoors
Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlife

A plan by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released for public comment last week will help determine which of Alaska's animal species will be supported by a share...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-11/conservation-plan-will-determine-fed
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