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Declining Kenai king projection triggers commercial sockeye restrictions

...m. The release also announced the 36-hour sockeye fishing time restriction.According to the Kenai River king salmon management plan, the commercial sockeye fishery may be limited to no more than 36 hours in August if the escapement projection...
August reds depend on ADFG call on Kenai kings

...which would potentially leave thousands of fish and hundreds of thousands of dollars in the water. The Kenai king salmon management plan ties certain commercial restrictions to chinook projections. In July, if the in-river projection of kings...
Fish and Game loosens Kenai River king restrictions

...500 kings has been made and seems stable 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...
Fish board remains to be filled

...the Tanana Chiefs Conference, Huntington's employer. Beverly Hoffman of Bethel is co-chair of the Kuskokwim Salmon Management Working group, and a lifelong subsistence fisher and Orutsaramuit tribal member. She has advocated for further...
Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...early run kings, said Fish and Game Sport Fish Division Area Management Biologist Robert Begich. While the king salmon management actions are largely similar to the 2014 preseason actions, anglers will have an opportunity to harvest Kasilof River...
An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...between sport and commercial fisheries. To give the long answer, I'd have to try to explain the various convoluted salmon management plans, and how fisheries managers use and misuse them, and I have neither the desire nor the ability to try to...
An Outdoor View: Trouble with gill-netters

...UCIDA - with Maw aboard - has in recent years twice filed lawsuits in federal court that would return Cook Inlet salmon management to the federal government. This alone means that Maw has a contentious relationship with the board before he even...
Federal judge rules to keep Cook Inlet out of salmon management plan

...for federal oversight of state salmon management - and argued that is what Congress...The council action to delegate salmon management to the State of Alaska in 2011...Alaska if federal oversight of salmon management was removed. Burgess disagreed...
Board of Fish 2014-15 agenda to include Cook Inlet clams, felt-sole boots

...submitted some, given that the 2014 fishery was the first year after a board meeting with a lot of changes to area salmon management plans.Cook Inlet ACRs would likely wind up on the board's agenda for the Anchorage meeting in March, although the board...
State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...with 12-hour openings Aug. 2, Aug. 4 and Aug. 6. Those were allowed under a provision in the Upper Cook Inlet salmon management plans that allows managers to offer setnetters up to 36 hours of fishing opportunity between Aug. 1 and Aug. 15...


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