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Protest of Kenai River Sportfishing Association launched

...supporting other user groups and advocating for balanced management of fisheries resources. Dave Athons, a former Fish and Game biologist and current board member for the coalition, said he thinks people mobilized to protest this year after a Soldotna...
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...five-year average.In the fishing community, some hope lingers that the run will still come in as predicted, but Fish and Game biologists say there's little hope the run is simply late. Travis Elison, the management biologist for the Fish and Game...
Despite promising numbers, king salmon managers still uncertain about run strength

...said. "It's too early in the season." While managers make projections on the size of the run, Begich said Fish and Game biologists won't start making those projections until the first week of June. Early on in the season, those projections...
Cook Inlet clams up for grabs

...decided to take no action on any of the proposals, in effect, leaving management of the east side beaches up to Fish and Game biologists and the west Cook Inlet beach an unlimited source of clams for those who can reach it. It was surprising news...
Voices of the Peninsula: Political manipulation doesn't benefit community

...enough? The choice for each business and individual is now clear. The Ruffner experience no longer allows one to hide behind willful ignorance.Ken Tarbox is a Soldotna resident and retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist.
Budget woes highlight the need for a long-term plan

...patching a few spots, we're faced with resurfacing the entire roadway.Think about the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Biologists have been studying issues with king salmon returns, but those studies require several years of data collection...
School salmon program moves onto the ice opportunity to practice ice fishing on the frozen surface of Soldotna's Sport Lake. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Jenny Cope, who organized Wednesday's ice fishing demonstration as a part of Fish and Game's Salmon in the...
Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

They couldn't have timed it better. As the last of the interagency team of invasive northern pike killers stepped off of the Derks Lake on Thursday, it began to snow in Soldotna.
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...
Federal board allows gillnetting on the Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...potential to harvest other species of fish was an ongoing sticking point in the discussion. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists were concerned about resident species such as Dolly Varden and rainbow trout and the beleaguered king salmon runs...


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