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Strong showing of Russian River sockeye salmon

...Wednesday used 3/8-ounce sinkers. By Tuesday, more than 1,400 sockeye salmon had been counted at the Fish and Game weir on the Russian, about four times more than there were by the same time last year and 16 times more than the 2012 run...

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Visitors learn on hike to remote Fish and Game site

At the highest point on the Russian River rests a rustic cabin near an Alaska Department of Fish and Game weir - a low dam built across the river used to count salmon. Two fisheries technicians spend the summer at this spot counting every...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-08-08/visitors-learn-on-hike-to-remote-fis
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Peninsula man charged in weir incident

...Anchor Point man has been charged this week for sending debris down the Anchor River to disable a Department of Fish and Game weir. The charges stem from an incident last June when staff from the department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090910/new_706044297.shtml
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Average fish runs expected in lower Inlet

...Deep Creek, the Anchor and Ninilchik rivers is not available due to insufficient information. Since 2005, Fish and Game weir and sonar counts on the Anchor have showed a steady decline in returns for kings there. A high was marked in 2005 of...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051410/new_569743885.shtml
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Sockeye bag limit on Russian, upper Kenai rivers raised

...River to Fish and Game markers 600 yards below the Russian River Falls. The count of early run sockeye at the Fish and Game weir at Lower Russian Lake has exceeded 19,000 fish and the run is expected to exceed the escapement goal of 37,000. The...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061609/fis_451585029.shtml
Sockeye bag limit on Russian, upper Kenai rivers raised

...River to Fish and Game markers 600 yards below the Russian River Falls. The count of early run sockeye at the Fish and Game weir at Lower Russian Lake has exceeded 19,000 fish and the run is expected to exceed the escapement goal of 37,000. Fish...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061709/fis_351336329.shtml
Fishing frenzy hits Russian River

...is now six fish, and the possession limit is 12. Through Tuesday, 21,745 sockeye had been counted at the Fish and Game weir at Lower Russian Lake, compared to just 1,421 sockeye counted on this date last year. "There's been a lot of limiting...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061809/fis_450287935.shtml
Russian rush: Sanctuary opens Monday

...earlier than the schedules July 15 opening date as a result of a strong return of sockeye. On Thursday, the Fish and Game weir located at the outlet of Lower Russian Lake recorded a whopping 1,611 sockeye swimming by that day, for a cumulative 4...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061707/news_0617new006.shtml
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Salmon runs spurting; halibut biting

...just have to stay for a while and it will pick up," Miller said. Evidence of these spurts was recorded at the Fish and Game weir at the outlet of Lower Russian Lake. While more than 2,600 sockeyes passed through the weir last weekend, the daily...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062907/outdoors_2901.shtml
Outdoors
Life after king fishing

...With so many fish in the system, the fishing on the upper Kenai River should be red hot by this weekend. The Fish and Game weir at the outlet of lower Russian Lake already has seen the start of the surge of fish that entered the Kenai River last...

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