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Fishing report: Reds rush to the Russian

...angler to go wrong this week.During a survey of the upper Kenai River on Wednesday, Fish and Game Assistant Area Management Biologist Jason Pawluk noted about 200 people fishing - with about 400 fish on stringers. "Things are looking excellent...
Sockeye swarm the Kasilof, prompting early commercial fishing opener

...the Kasilof river that area management biologists have issued emergency orders...Commercial fisheries area management biologists have scheduled an 12-hour...said Commercial Area Management Biologist Pat Shields. "We're transitioning...
Kenai River to open for limited king salmon fishing

...managers attempt to reach with the late run of Kenai king salmon is 15,000-30,000 fish. Soldotna area sportfish management biologist Robert Begich said a total run of 22,000 fish leaves just 7,000 Kenai River king salmon available for harvest...
Fishing report: Sockeye move up Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...Department of Fish and Game managers are expecting things to pick up as more fish move upriver.Fish and Game Assistant Management Biologist Jason Pawluk said he had been on a foot survey along the upper Kenai and Russian rivers on Wednesday. He said...
Fishing report: Ready for the rush to the Russian?

...being spotted appear to be good-sized, in the 8-pound range.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Assistant Management Biologist Jason Pawluk said anglers' expectations for opening day should be tempered. Fish and Game conducted a visual...
Managers liberalize Ninilchik king fishery

...healthy run of king salmon, the Ninilchik River and Deep Creek also have healthy runs, said Homer assistant area management biologist Carol Kerkvliet. Kerkvliet and managers used observations of angler effort and run strength during the fishery...
With rush of kings, Fish and Game loosens restrictions on some Cook Inlet rivers

...has passed by the Anchor River weir by this point in the season, according to Fish and Game data. Homer area management biologist Carol Kervliet said there are indications that the run may be early, but as there is no fishing effort that takes...
King numbers give reason for optimism

...that conservation measures for king salmon should be lifted.In a recent interview, Fish and Game Sportfish Area Management Biologist Robert Begich told the Clarion that managers need to see kings returning in much greater numbers before restrictions...
King salmon fishing continues to pleasantly surprise

...especially when you consider we aren't using any bait."Alaska Department of Fish and Game Assistant Area Management Biologist Jason Pawluk said things have been picking up on the Kasilof. Pawluk said that based on log book data being reported...
Despite promising numbers, king salmon managers still uncertain about run strength

...Homer-based Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Carol Kerkvliet on the Anchor...Soldotna-based Fish and Game area management biologist Robert Begich. Run timing...Palmer-based Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Sam Ivey said anglers have...


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