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Commercial opening at the expense of sport fishermen

...appears that the Commercial Fisheries Biologist for the Kenai River is determined...belief. If the commercial fisheries biologist cannot, or will not, give...treatment from the commercial fisheries biologist, then We The People must...
Retired ADF&G biologist tells all in "Fish, Oil, & Follies"

...Flagg. The author well known to the local community of the Kenai Peninsula grew up in New England and worked as a fisheries biologist in Massachusetts and Florida before moving his family to Alaska in 1968. Living in Homer, Flagg worked for the...
Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

...eel-like fish, feeds on kings, sockeye salmon and other fish leaving wounds that can become infected. Myke Bon, a fisheries biologist, is studying the effects of the lamprey on salmon. Bon began studying the lamprey 15 years ago to look at the...
Just out of sight, an overlooked set of fishing locations

...occasionally risk a rogue hook just for a spot on the Kenai River and its tributaries. Alaska Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologist Jeff Breakfield said anglers set on catching their Alaska salmon, and even some locals, may be overlooking a...
Area management biologists juggle competing interests during 2014 season

...would further complicate efforts to keep the Kasilof River from exceeding its escapement goal. Mark Willette, fisheries biologist and research project leader in the commercial fishing division of Fish and Game, estimated that users would have...
Hunting for halibut a good option for early season anglers

...Smaller tides coming in the next week should be favorable for halibut fishermen, said Barbi Failor, Fish and Game fisheries biologist. "It's hard to keep your bait on the bottom when the tides are stronger," she said. Mike Scruggs, employee...
ADFG staff, others present Cook Inlet research to Board of Fisheries season. "That funding was cut for Crescent River because of reductions in budget," said Lowell Fair, fisheries biologist with ADFG. ADFG did not recommend Little Susitna coho salmon to be listed as a stock of concern despite dwindling...
Questions remain about king counts after Fish and Game shifts to high-tech sonar a river to count fish, said Debby Burwen, a fisheries biologist who has been with the Kenai River chinook salmon...footage can be overwhelming, said Brandon Key, ADFG fisheries biologist and sonar analyst. "Every hour there's 80 minutes...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...the Yukon fishery in 1960, and it was "pretty low key and slow paced," says Fred Andersen, a retired ADFG fisheries biologist who worked in the Yukon fishery for more than 20 years. "Traditionally, people along the lower river deployed...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Funds granted for 2 Peninsula-based conservation projects

...pike in western portion of Soldotna Creek. Fish and Game will treat the drainage in two to three phases, said fisheries biologist Robert Massengill. "(Fish and Game) will work through the entire project covering costs, but the bulk of funding...


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