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Cook Inlet sport fishermen faced newly restrictive fisheries in 2014

...estimate is that the total run of Kenai River late-run kings was about 18,000 or 19,000 fish, said ADFG Division of Commercial Fisheries area management biologist Pat Shields, which was similar to the preseason forecast. ADFG estimated the...
Cook Inlet salmon forecast is sunny

...average," said Pat Shields, assistant area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game' Division of Commercial Fisheries. According to department projections released earlier this month, the total sockeye salmon run is forecast...
Fish board makes local landing

...season opens, catches fish to fund the department's test fishery. Jeff Regnart, of Fish and Game's Division of Commercial Fisheries, fielded the board's questions on the timing and location of the cost recovery. He said the department...
Studies say Western chum runs are healthy

...historical data. Too much escapement is not good, said Doug Eggers, chief fisheries scientist for the state Division of Commercial Fisheries. It can lead to fish competing for spawning spots, fish spawning over one another and young fish overburdening...
Dead in the water?

...the proposed FY 2009 Operating Budget bill, as currently written, would move the Soldotna offices of Division of Commercial Fisheries and the Division of Sport Fish to Anchorage. While all these measures have the support of Matanuska-Susitna...
Fish issues are better left to biologists

...with measures like this resolution and the operating budget bill that would move the Soldotna offices of the Division of Commercial Fisheries and the Division of Sport Fish to Anchorage. Such proposals serve only to pit Alaskans against each other...
Board of Fish answers critics

...what management plans Fish and Game has developed. Before the meeting, Jeff Fox, area biologist for the Division of Commercial Fisheries, said he had little time to write pink and chum plans because he spent much of last winter preparing for...
Setnetters, sport fishers take another hit

...Kenai River than they did in the northern district," said James Brady, central region supervisor for the Division of Commercial Fisheries. "We felt the more compelling issues were in the northern district." Kircher said setnetters will never...


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