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Reason for varying Anchor River king runs unclear

...year, the total run for the season topped the escapement goal at 10,046, said Carol Kerkvliet, the area Fish and Game biologist based in Homer. In years before, the count was significantly lower. In 2014, the total count by Aug. 3 was 2...
Alaska wildlife officials remove container from bear's head

...stepped in Tuesday to remove a plastic container covering the head of a Juneau black bear.Department of Fish and Game biologist Stephanie Sell says the agency took action after reports that good Samaritans tried to help the male bear in a downtown...
Prince William Sound pinks push second-largest salmon haul in 20 years

...million in 2003.The large returns point to a lack of harmful environmental factors for wild pink salmon. Fish and Game biologist Thomas Sheridan said excellent returns for wild stock coupled with an unusually productive year for hatchery fish...
Protest of Kenai River Sportfishing Association launched

...other user groups and advocating for balanced management of fisheries resources. Dave Athons, a former Fish and Game biologist and current board member for the coalition, said he thinks people mobilized to protest this year after a Soldotna...
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...average.In the fishing community, some hope lingers that the run will still come in as predicted, but Fish and Game biologists say there's little hope the run is simply late. Travis Elison, the management biologist for the Fish and Game...
Despite promising numbers, king salmon managers still uncertain about run strength

...It's too early in the season." While managers make projections on the size of the run, Begich said Fish and Game biologists won't start making those projections until the first week of June. Early on in the season, those projections have...
Cook Inlet clams up for grabs take no action on any of the proposals, in effect, leaving management of the east side beaches up to Fish and Game biologists and the west Cook Inlet beach an unlimited source of clams for those who can reach it. It was surprising news for...
School salmon program moves onto the ice

...opportunity to practice ice fishing on the frozen surface of Soldotna's Sport Lake. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Jenny Cope, who organized Wednesday's ice fishing demonstration as a part of Fish and Game's Salmon in the Classroom...
Voices of the Peninsula: Political manipulation doesn't benefit community

...enough? The choice for each business and individual is now clear. The Ruffner experience no longer allows one to hide behind willful ignorance.Ken Tarbox is a Soldotna resident and retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist.
Budget woes highlight the need for a long-term plan

...patching a few spots, we're faced with resurfacing the entire roadway.Think about the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Biologists have been studying issues with king salmon returns, but those studies require several years of data collection...


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