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Razor clam fishing to remain closed

...unknown, but so far, findings do not indicate that overharvesting is the problem, said Carol Kerkvliet, a sport fisheries biologist based in Homer. The decline began in the early 2000s, and as the numbers decreased, so did effort, she said...
Absentee ballots counted; Knopp wins District 1 race

...includes Anchor Point, Diamond Ridge, Fritz Creek and all of the peninsula south of Kachemak Bay. Dunne, a fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will replace representative Mako Haggerty, who reached the term limit...
Biologists track unusual fish sightings on Alaska's coast

...patch of warm water known as "The Blob."State fishery biologist Scott Meyer, who is based in Homer, is amassing...according to state biologist Steve Moffitt.Federal fisheries biologist Joe Orsi said two of them swam into researchers...
Kenai River Ranch development plans advance

...and August 15 to allow the salmon fingerlings time to grow along the banks. Jeff Breakfield, a Fish and Game fisheries biologist who is on the planning commission for the project, said the developers would install a light-penetrating fishing...
Anglers reel in 400-pound, 200-pound halibut in Cook Inlet

...captained by Steve "Captain Crusty" Moe. Catches of that size are not common in the Cook Inlet. Scott Meyer, fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said Cook Inlet is known as a nursery area. "There are a lot of...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...5 to 5.5 pounds," said Spalinger. In Bristol Bay, home of the state's most abundant and valuable sockeye fishery, biologist Tim Sands said he'd been hearing about the small sockeye sizes statewide, but did not have enough information...
Fish tech program has in-state focus

...workers, we can tailor our classwork to what's really happening in Alaska," Morgan said.Jess Davila, a fisheries biologist for the Ketchikan Ranger District who received an associate's degree in fisheries technology from UAS in 2011...
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question ancient common ancestor, these closely related look-alikes have even been mistaken, time and again, by fisheries biologists. Dean sites as an example the longstanding misidentification of anadromous fish in northwestern Alaska as Arctic...
Fish population booms in Stormy Lake

...2013. The fish grew rapidly in the first two years and have moderated since, according to Robert Massengill, a fisheries biologist for Fish and Game based in Soldotna.The surge in growth may be partially due to a lack of competition for food...
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 3

...100-foot "buffer strip" provides nowhere near complete filtering action for water entering the river, according to fisheries biologist Ken Tarbox, a Soldotna resident. By adopting this inadequate ordinance, the borough has just delayed the debate on...


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