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Reason for varying Anchor River king runs unclear

...organization aims to look at 30 years of data and examine how the salmon return to the stream systems and how fishery managers can better understand the salmon's life patterns. "Every river has sort of a different pattern or dominant life history...
Drifters, setnetters to fish at Kasilof River mouth

...The Kasilof Special Harvest Area is exempted from the hourly restrictions put on the rest of the setnet fishery, so managers can fish the set and drift gillnetters near the mouth of the river and control Kasilof sockeye salmon escapement without...
Despite promising numbers, king salmon managers still uncertain about run strength

...first week of June. Early on in the season, those projections have a large margin of error, but as the run progresses managers can project the run strength and estimate run timing with more confidence. Despite the uncertainty, area managers are...
Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...just before the midpoint of the run. According to Fish and Game's king salmon management plan, the sportfishing manager can loosen restrictions to allow bait if the in-river run projection totals 22,500 fish or more. "In-season run...
ADFG closes early run Kenai king salmon fishing

...provides opportunity and it doesn't kill a lot of fish," said assistant area management biologist Jason Pawluk. Managers can also use inseason creel data, or angler surveys, as a tool to corroborate data coming from the inriver sonar used...
Goals being set to ensure failure

...authority. What they should do is remove the time and area restrictions and set the goals so ADF&G can succeed more years than fail. Once the goals are set ADF&G professional managers can use the tools they have to manage to those goals.
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...rockfish, pollock and the arrowtooth flounder.One of the goals of the project is to gather information so that fisheries managers can "begin to ask the right questions for what it is we're seeking to monitor," Moss said.As an example, Moss pointed...
Fund looks at diversifying

...foresters who get their boots dirty," TIR's Johnson said. One of the benefits of timber is that if prices go down, the managers can delay logging until it goes back up. "It's not perishable, so during low market periods we can leave the inventory...
Reason for librarian's dismissal needed

...was fired from her job at Soldotna Public Library for no discernible reason. At least, Mark Dixson, our new city manager, can't seem to come up with one. How is it possible that a man who has been in office only four months and has lived...
State investing in sound, scientific fishery research

...information on the causes of low abundance. We are working to improve our stock assessment programs across Alaska so our managers can provide better opportunities to harvest king salmon sustainably, even during times of low productivity.Governor Sean...


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