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Fishing report: Time to go chasing rainbows

...right now, but it's just going to get better and better," said Robert Begich, Alaska Department of Fish and Game research biologist for the central and northern Kenai Peninsula. Trout fishing is popular between Skilak Lake and Soldotna, Begich...
Lake fishing good option for anglers

...Miller said. Coho salmon fishing is improving on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers, said Robert Begich, Fish and Game research biologist for the Central and Northern Peninsula. Miller said that is especially true on the Swanson River, and he expects...
Sport group targets set netters year and are sometimes too close to shore for the drift fleet to catch them. Ken Tarbox, former Fish and Game research biologist said eliminating the drift fleet would never be able to keep up with the sockeye run without wiping out fish headed...
Kings drive news, sockeyes drive inlet economy

...fishery where you're out there to hook and release." Ken Tarbox, a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game research biologist, said understanding that sport fishing had more economic value than commercial fishing in the Cook Inlet did...
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Sockeye's hot on the Russian and Kenai

...has been productive from Bing's Landing up to the Russian River, he said.Robert Begich, Alaska Fish and Game research biologist for the Central and Northern Peninsula, said sockeye fishing was so good Tuesday, few fishermen went anywhere...
Biologists expect poor UCI sockeye return in ?06

...return of sockeye to the Kenai River, which is the largest-producing system in the inlet. According to Fish and Game research biologist Mark Willette, the forecast reflects a poor expected return of 5-year-old fish to the Kenai. ?The forecast...
Culling all moose

...moose - about 40 percent less than census findings in the '90s, said Thomas McDonough, a Homer-based Fish and Game research biologist. The two factors culling moose population in 15A, McDonough said, are habitat and predators. In 1969 a forest...
Brown bear hunt, permit changes on the way

...unit 15C, south of Tustumena Lake, found brown bears killed 40 percent of moose calves this spring, Fish and Game research biologist Thomas McDonough said. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is also conducting a study to determine the exact brown...
Commercial fishers find salmon market a challenge line with long-term averages, there's no promise that the run will come in as projected, said Fish and Game research biologist Mark Willette. Last year's forecast was similar to 2002, but the actual return was about 1 million fish lower...
Hooligan fill fishermen's nets

...the water. The hooligan run is larger this year than the last few years also, said Robert Begich, Fish and Game research biologist for the Central and Northern Peninsula.Some anglers say the fish have a distinctive sardine taste; others disagree...


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