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Tight Lines: King opener draws mixed success on south peninsula streams

...weekend of king salmon fishing as Deep Creek waters can be much higher and muddier due to leftover snow melt, said fisheries biologist Mike Booz. Anglers on Deep Creek and the Ninilchik river said the water conditions are low and clear - making...
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...
Gillnets in the Kenai River don't make sense

...allow subsistence gillnetting on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. Even after hearing this bit of common sense from fisheries biologist Robert Begich they still voted to allow gillnetting on the rivers: "Those fish are all in different stages of...

...department wants to remind anglers that colder temperatures can cause more sudden and significant changes in waterways. Fisheries biologist Kyle Kruger says the effects are most evident when the temperature reaches below 10 degrees and in areas with frigid...
Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...that hooks cast out into Soldotna Creek lakes will again see the action they once did. Contact Kenai Area Research Fishery Biologist Robert Massengill at 907-262-9368 or Southcentral Alaska Invasive Species Coordinator Krissy Dunker at 907-267-2889...
Kathleen Logan Adell

...she married her beloved, Sidney Martin Logan. In 1961, the couple moved to Seward, where Sid worked as a fisheries biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. In 1969, the family moved to Soldotna. Kathleen filled her days...
Only three weeks to reel in the halibut of the season

...These giants however have not been as commonly found at the end of fishing lines this season, said Fish and Game Fishery Biologist II Division of Sport Fish in Homer Barbi Failor. Fishing effort for halibut been consistent through out the season...
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...
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...


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