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Big catch, busy processors

...predicting today's will. "They didn't break the record, but they came pretty close," said Jeff Fox, commercial fish manager for Fish and Game. "That's the second highest ever. They may break it (today)." Fox said the record number...
Philosophical change needed in managing fisheries

...biologists will tell you that managing fish so these fish go to these folks on this day is more a job for UPS than a fish manager. Will the 50,000 dipnetters be happy next month? Will they throw back their king salmon? Will there still be a...
Angling for position: High, turbid water needn't sink high hopes

...Snake River. The revision is not expected to effect fishing seasons in Idaho, according to Sharon Kiefer, anadromous fish manager for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game at Boise. That is because Idaho did not rely on the forecasts made by salmon...
Fishing season not over for persistent anglers

...pretty strong the last week of the king season, and in larger numbers than usual," said Robert Begich, area sport fish manager with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Silvers typically start running hard in August and September, but it...
73.5-pound king just shy trophy status

...and rightly so. "It's the biggest one caught so far this year," said Robert Begich, Fish and Game area sport fish manager. Earlier that same morning, Peterson had brought up a 49-inch king that was estimated to weigh around 50 pounds...


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