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Cook Inlet clams up for grabs

...However, a crash in razor clam population on the east side of the Cook Inlet prompted Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers to restrict and ultimately close 50 miles of Kenai Peninsula beaches. The closures also prompted a Ninilchik man ask...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/cook-inlet-clams-up-for-grabs
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Fish board to take up Cook Inlet clams

...for clams in the Cook Inlet. According to Fish and Game managers clammers harvested an average of 391,185 clams per...seen a precipitous decline in recent years. Fish and Game managers estimated that current average razor clam numbers are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/fish-board-to-take-up-cook-inlet-cla
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Game board authorizes cow, roadside hunts for parts of peninsula

...problem areas in 15C. The hunt, which will only be open to residents, will take place at the discretion of Fish and Game managers. It will be open from Oct. 15 through March 31 and is intended to be used as a targeted hunt to kill moose that are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18/game-board-authorizes-cow-roadside-h
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Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...interview. Fenton said he has seen a decline in returning king numbers for about a decade and each year, Fish and Game managers restrict the fishery even further to protect the dwindling stocks. "We started sometimes with shortened seasons...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/faced-with-uncertainty-fishing-gui
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Kenai king sonar moves upriver

After two years of testing, Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers have decided to move the sonar site used to count the Kenai River's king salmon runs. Currently, Fish and Game uses a king...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-17/kenai-king-sonar-upriver
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Setnetters, others ask for adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regulations

...because of conservation concerns, setnetters can fish along the beach. This year, Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers relied extensively on the Kasilof River Special Harvest Area as a tool to catch sockeyes while limiting the catch of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/setnetters-others-ask-for-adjustment
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Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai...share restrictions as Fish and Game managers try to keep fishing pressure from...August - similar to a run Fish and Game managers saw in 2006 when they closed commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/kenai-river-king-salmon-off-limits-m
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Sockeye still the fish to follow

...has seen its area expanded from the mouth upstream to the Sterling Highway Bridge as Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers work to control the escapement of red salmon up the river. The number of sockeye entering the river has remained relatively...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-17/sockeye-still-the-fish-t
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Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...moved to catch-and-release fishing on the early run of king salmon, fewer than 80 fish were caught and Fish and Game managers estimated that of those, five fish died, according to data Begich presented to Alaska's Board of Fisheries in February...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-17/kenai-river-king-salmon-restricted-t
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All about the salmon

...way to the late run. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers said the opening was slow according to reports from...area fishing report. On the Kasilof River, Fish and Game managers have been trying to stem the tide of sockeye salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/all-about-the-salmon
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