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An Outdoor View: White kings

...of the king population in this region carry the recessive trait that produces the white flesh. However, there are river systems where upwards of 30 percent of their fish have the white flesh trait.""Do the white ones taste different from the...
Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

...of Fish and Game on the study. He said lampreys, which have existed for 250 million years, can be found in every river system in Alaska and they feed on halibut, cod, herring, whales - just about anything. "That's what makes (lampreys...
Search for the Rusty Blackbird begins

...extensively protected, changes in winter migration habitat from forests converted into farmland and mercury accumulation in river systems on breeding grounds could explain the population decline, he said."There are a number of hypothesis's, but no...
Board ups Kenai king goal, then lowers it

...seen entering the river, which are not as productive at spawning as larger male kings. He also talked about other river systems, where the board has taken a more precautionary approach when it is setting a goal lower than escapements that ADFG...
Voices of the Peninsula: Kenai kings face long odds

...this is empirical data. I am unaware of a scientific study that verifies this, but you need only look at other river systems in Alaska (the upper Kasilof, for instance) to develop a comparison to the destruction that has occurred on the...
Strong sockeye return forecast for Cook Inlet

...and managers are tasked with offering opportunity to those users while also meeting escapement goals for several river systems.This year, about 2.6 million sockeyes were caught in UCI commercial fisheries, according to ADFG, with an ex-vessel...
Widespread decline of kings points to natural forces

...Team that identified 12 indicator stocks from major river systems used to measure the status of Alaska's kings, and...currents or food competition. Some evidence of that is river systems around the state that have very little fishing pressure...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Silvers are dying to be smoked

...It's the way it should be and I love it." With "fresh" silvers still running strongly throughout the Kenai River system - and falling prey to Vibrax spinners and streamer variants of purple and pink color combinations - it is not too late...
Washington chinook too young to be mammoth

...virtually no difference," he said, referring to the record 1.06 million fall chinook predicted to enter the Columbia River system this season."Look at commercial fishery openings and then look and Bonneville Dam counts. If there was a dip, it...
Biologist: stream habitat critical

...nutrients for our young salmon." When examining a river system, Wartinbee said one should consider where the energy driving the system comes from. Some river systems are driven by energy -- sugars called glucose -- made...


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