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Tight Lines: Mouseanity in Western Alaska

...was no anomaly, the mouse no occasional morsel. The way these fish were behaving it had to be a major and beloved food source. The only trouble was that my short supply of mouse patterns was soon tattered and literally torn to pieces. Luckily...
Lynx hunting, trapping season closed for several years

...tied to snowshoe hare populations which are its largest food source. When hare populations become scarce, lynx populations...environment as area moose because the two populations share a food source. "In the winter they're browsing on twigs and they're...
Refuge Notebook: Bird checklist of the Kenai Flats - It's about time

...Gulls has grown substantially, their status changing from common to (super) abundant, likely due to increasing local food sources (especially from human waste). Bald Eagles are also far more numerous on the Flats, benefiting from the same waste...
Silvers finally filling the streams

...reach their peak for the season very soon. As king salmon and sockeye salmon are entering their spawning phases a major food source for resident species will be abundant in these areas, so trout will be more concentrated in parts of the tributaries...
Pinks still dominating the waterways

...mainstem Kenai River, which attracts resident species as a food source. Pawluk suggested to try beads and flesh patterns while...Kenai River, which look like resident species natural food sources. Kelly Sullivan can be reached at kelly.sullivan...
Silvers dominate the tributaries

...way, creating a plethora of resident species' main food source in the streams, Pawluk said. They feed off the roe...drifting in the Kenai River, which look like natural food sources. Halibut The fishing effort and yields continue to...
Moose crossing: Drivers urged to use caution

...moose to walk along, Selinger said. Especially in deep snow, walking expends vital energy reserves. Their favorite food sources, such as defoliated willow, birch and aspen stands, are easier to come by near the road. As of Aug. 22, 35 moose...
Fishing report: Still caught on sockeyes

...will continue to concentrate where fishing is already taking place. Any imitation flesh pattern or egg bead imitation will draw the two species as they become more used to seeking the fish carcasses and spawning salmon eggs as a food source.
Kenai's personal use dip-net fishery officially open

...and will continue to improve if it hasn't already, Pawluk said. With the carcasses from salmon runs providing a food source for the resident species, their numbers will continue to grow in the areas where other fishing is taking place, he...
Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

...That's what makes (lampreys) so successful is their food sources," Bon said. "They can feed on so many things so...kings coming back, (lampreys) can move to a different food source so they're still there." While area sport fishermen...


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