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Conserving the Kings

...little better than expected and within the optimal escapement goal of 5,300 - 9,000 fish.This is the kind of fish management I like. If you're going to err, err on the side of conservation. ADF&G's outlook for the late run Kenai River...
Appointment process not following the rules

...Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever way to balance the system: An appointed board for fish management, another appointed board for game management, and an appointed Board of Education. The governor could not have...
Kasilof setnetters to open, some face gear restrictions

...come in an about 2,230 fish - well below the lower end of the river's escapement goal range of 5,300 - 9,000 fish. Management biologists announced a closure to sportfishing for early run Kenai king salmon in late February - eliminating the...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...he said he is more than a one-issue candidate, listing education, Medicaid expansion, domestic violence and fish management as other priorities."But when we are a state that generates 90 percent our revenue from oil and gas, from oil...
Funds granted for 2 Peninsula-based conservation projects

...commercially available pesticide. The Environmental Protection Agency registers Rotenone as a restricted-use pesticide for fish management. Rotenone was chosen after Fish and Game held public scoping meetings last spring. The options ranged from netting...
Comment sought on new halibut proposal plan

...The catch share plan would allow for more proactive fish management and conservation, Baker said."The primary difference...the same time."In addition to its more proactive fish management measures, the plan also allows for more flexibility...
Mayoral candidates tackle fish management

...regularly discussed topics during a public forum - fish management. Specifically, candidates for the office were asked...causing "life and death" situations when it comes to fish management. "A tremendous amount of stress is being brought...
Trout numbers on upper Kenai River down

...peg the species to number 5,288 in this section, down from the 6,197 in 2001. Robert Begich, the area sport fish management biologist with Fish and Game, said the study also revealed a decline in the number of smaller fish living in the...
Arc, Scout lakes restocked : Rainbow trout, grayling released after pike eradication

...department released 1,600 grayling into Arc Lake, following the same infestation treatment. Fish and Game sport fish management biologist Robert Begich said that the fish should take to their new habitat because populations of woodfrog tadpoles...
Group votes gainst gillnets in rivers

...limits outlined in the subsistence proposals. The Office of Subsistence Management analysis describes Kenai River fish management as ?extremely complex? and says ?non-subsistence fisheries that target Kenai Peninsula fish stocks are arguably...


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