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Fish board to consider agenda change requests

...others would not have access to the area because it is opened so often. Pat Shields, the commercial fishing area management biologist with Fish and Game, said the harvest area has been utilized more often in recent years, but mostly as a stopgap...
Fishing report: Fall anglers have sights on silvers, rainbows, steelhead

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game assistant area management biologist in Soldotna. " ... What this means is that it...inriver, said Carol Kerkvliet, assistant area management biologist in Homer.Silvers also continue to arrive in the...
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...The Porcupine is a different thing - it chronically isn't doing well," said Fish and Game Fall Season Area Management Biologist Jeff Estensen. "I expect no problems with the fall run."
Silver fishing picks up; Soldotna angler claims Seward derby title

A silver salmon season that started a little slow has picked up in recent days. Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said manager were initially thinking this year might see a smaller...
Authorities issue fewer citations this dipnet season

...said. Lack of resources also factors into the citations given out by Fish and Game, said Robert Begich, an area management biologist for the department."We would do more if we had a larger staff of course," Begich said.Fish and Game personnel...
Fishing report: Enjoy the sunshine and the silvers

...filter through a fair number of red salmon to get to the bright cohos.Jason Pawluk, the area sport fish assistant management biologist, said that the guide log books he's been receiving indicate that the catch rate for silver salmon has continued...
2015 sockeye run produces smaller fish across state

...October.Steve Moffitt was the Cordova Fish and Game management biologist who first noted the early season trend, and closer to 6 pounds.Kenai area commercial management biologist Pat Shields said he expects this year's sockeye...
Silvers warming, Dolly Varden red hot

...its wreckless pursuit of bait. "We've had really unusually warm water temperatures," said Sportfishing Area Management Biologist Robert Begich. "I suspect there are probably more coho in the river than people realize, but they're just...
Fishing report: Silvers slow to show, reds still running

...silvers while flipping for red salmon at Rotary Park on Funny River Road in Soldotna.Jason Pawluk, assistant management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said that while pleasant, the weather - bright, sunny days and...
Last week of July means reds, kings

...which is good for fishing in-river, and good for dipnetting in-river," said Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist for Fish and Game.From Saturday through Tuesday, the department's sockeye salmon sonar estimates have averaged...


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