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Fish and Game watching Anchor River

...It'd be nice to see the escapement counts around 200 fish each day or more," said Homer Fish and Game biologist Nicky Szarzi. "We'll know further later on in the week what we're doing." On Tuesday, 247 kings were counted using a sonar...
Ninilchik, Deep Creek open this weekend; will the fish show?

...for the weekend this Saturday at 12:01 a.m. "It's probably going to be muddy this weekend, and high," said Nicky Szarzi, a fisheries biologist with Fish and Game in Homer. "The water is still high at this time and it's kind of going...
Razor clam calamity: Tides, winds wash thousands of clams up on beach

...clams pushed up on the high-tide wrack line thicker than kelp. Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist Nicky Szarzi said biologists estimated 2,700 clams in one 70-yard-by-30-yard patch. The first Mae Demidoff, a longtime...
'Fair, with some bright spots'

...on those streams. "They've picked up compared to the first weekend, but they're still not great runs," said Nicky Szarzi, the Fish and Game management biologist in Homer. Salmon fishing on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers looks a bit better...
Anglers awaiting next push of sockeyes to Russian of the month. Hatchery produced king, those without their adipose fins, can be retained seven days a week. Nicky Szarzi, Fish and Game biologist in Homer, said the swell of salmon in the upper Peninsula has given her hope for the Anchor...
Reds pushing in to Kenai River

...a good number of fish push past the sonar. On the Southern Peninsula, halibut fishing continues to be good, said Nicky Szarzi, Homer Fish and Game biologist. And that means a new leader for the Homer Halibut Derby. Cheryl Goeke of Mesquite...
'Put in your time': Patience could be key to fishing success this week

...the southern Peninsula this weekend there's lots of marine options. "Halibut fishing continues to be good," said Nicky Szarzi, Fish and Game biologist in Homer. She said anglers could start trying for silver salmon, fish for kings along the...
Kenai high water poses a challenge

...possible. Silvers are known to be very sensitive to noise. Last weekend's rain was good news on the Anchor River. Nicky Szarzi, the Department of Fish and Game management biologist in Homer, said a shot of fish went up the Anchor on Saturday...
Life after king fishing has been excellent. These are still early run fish, but the late run should start arriving next week," said Nicky Szarzi, a fisheries biologist with Fish and Game in Homer. Szarzi said three times as many silver salmon smolt as usual were...
Slow start to season

...down the Peninsula the southern rivers had a faint opening last weekend, according to Homer Fish and Game biologist Nicky Szarzi. She said the fishing was fair in the Ninilchik River but the conditions were really bad in Deep Creek. The Anchor...


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