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Cook Inlet sport fishermen faced newly restrictive fisheries in 2014

...conservatively, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Sport Fish biologist Robert Begich. In the end that paid...Begich said the pairings didn't affect how the Division of Sport Fish managed - they remained focused on managing for...
Only three weeks to reel in the halibut of the season

...have not been as commonly found at the end of fishing lines this season, said Fish and Game Fishery Biologist II Division of Sport Fish in Homer Barbi Failor. Fishing effort for halibut been consistent through out the season, and resulted in success...
Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...between the Kenai River king sport fishery and the commercial setnet fishery, and meant that essentially, the Division of Sport Fish was driving commercial management as it tried to meet the Kenai late-run king escapement goal.Given those constraints...
Silvers dominate the tributaries

...successful in Kachemak Bay in Homer for anglers targeting halibut, said Fish and Game Fishery Biologist II from the Division of Sport Fish in Homer, Barbi Failor. Success has also been had in the Lower Cook Inlet. For the last few weeks anglers have...
Fishermen focus on how Fish and Game sets, achieves escapement goals

...escapement goal," he said. KRSA fishery management consultant Kevin Delaney, a former director of ADFG's Division of Sport Fish, said there was a significant amount of uncertainty associated with those numbers. Although he said the Bayesian...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Board of Fisheries tweaks Cook Inlet crab fisheries

...regulation will remain in place, which requires 100,000 legal male crabs to open the noncommercial fisheries. ADFG Division of Sport Fish Regional Fisheries Management Coordinator Tom Vania said the department did not anticipate a tanner crab fishery...
Fish board meeting touches on Cook Inlet, Kenai River issues

...whether or not some should be considered stocks of concern."Fish and Game's Charlie Swanton, director of the division of sport fish, talked about the status of other ongoing projects, including a peer review of the Kenai River escapement goals...
Retailer likely to get trout from hatchery for display

...aquarium at Cabela's next year. The new application must include a report on the fish taken so far.Ayers said the Division of Sport Fish gets about 300 requests for FRPs each year, and approximately 50 of them are for keeping wild fish in aquariums...
Questions remain about king counts after Fish and Game shifts to high-tech sonar the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The ADFG Division of Sport Fish sonar program has been slow to spread across the...McKinley, biologist and research supervisor for the Division of Sport Fish Soldotna area office. A new site, one at river...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Changes in the works for Kachemak reserve

...declining budgets for the Division of Sport Fish, its current home, does...outreach coordinator for the Division of Sport Fish. He will be based in Homer...assistant director for the Division of Sport Fish.At the Jan. 27 Homer City...


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