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Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...plant-based poison doesn't penetrate more than an inch into the soil and degrades quickly in the environment, said Fish and Game biologist Krissy Dunker. There are no human health concerns at the concentrations Fish and Game would use, according to...
Hunters advised to know regulations before taking shot

...mortality stood at 54, including five sows. The management goal is for sow mortalities is not to exceed 17, said Fish and Game Biologist Jeff Selinger. Hunters are encouraged to take mature boars and to know where it is acceptable to hunt by planning...
Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...Kasilof-bound sockeye salmon. While it is unclear how strong the final escapement will be, Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists said the fish were continuing show up in large numbers in the 17-mile glacial river. Managers expanded the...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Wedged in a floatplane buzzing low above Prince of Wales Island, scientists sometimes spot the wolves after a good, long rain.
Governor announces Board of Fisheries, Game appointees

...teachers, while Hoffman has served on the Board of Game since 2008 and Spraker, a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, was first appointed to the Board of Game in 2003. Reach Rashah McChesney at rashah.mcchesney@peninsulaclarion...
Restrictions loosened in Russian River sockeye fishery

...escapement goal range for the early run of sockeye salmon on the Russian River is 22,000-42,000 fish and Fish and Game biologist have projected that the range could be exceeded before the season ends, according to a department news release...
Board of Fisheries proposal seeks to clarify Anchor River boundary

...the boundary near the mouth of the river may not have been in the right place for a few years. Mike Booz, a Fish and Game biologist from Homer, said the department heard from a user that it was in the wrong location and has since moved it to...
State, Feds spar over brown bear closure on the refuge

...The state, he said, wanted to provide expanded harvest opportunity to reduce or stabilize the bear numbers. Fish and Game biologists reviewed the Board of Game's strategy to liberalize the area hunt and determined there would be "no adverse...
Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...on what needed to be fixed with salmon management in the Cook Inlet. Jeff Fox, a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist spoke on behalf of the United Cook Inlet Drift Association - though Fox said he was neither a commercial fisherman...
11 female brown bear deaths prompt temporary hunting closure

...determine after we get all that information ... how long we'll let that late season run." As of Oct. 9, Fish and Game biologists have confirmed 11 brown bear reproductive-age female deaths, exceeding its management objective of 10, Selinger...


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