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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kasilof red salmon at record-breaking levels

...commercial set and drift gillnet fisheries in the Cook Inlet on Saturday was issued by Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers attempting to slow escapement of Kasilof River sockeye salmon. Approximately 128,000 fish made it past the sonar...
Strong sockeye returns reason for optimism

...Kenai River king salmon fishery. While the Kenai River early run king salmon sport fishery remains closed and Fish and Game managers are taking a conservative approach to the late run, king salmon numbers have been better than expected and may even...
Area management biologists juggle competing interests during 2014 season

...gillnetting commercial fishers have found their means, methods and available time affected as Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers juggle competing fishing interests and conservation during the busiest time of the fishing season on the Kenai Peninsula...
King salmon restrictions affect sockeye management

...commercial fishing groups in the Cook Inlet tasked with harvesting sockeye, or red salmon. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers said the proscriptive measures reducing the time and area available to commercial fishers in the Cook Inlet would make...
Restrictions loosened in Russian River sockeye fishery

As sockeye salmon continue to push up the Kenai River and into the Russian River - Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers acted Monday to slow the escapement of the early run - which reached 26,000 by noon. Two emergency regulations liberalize...


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