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Eastside Cook Inlet beaches closed to clamming

...Kenai Peninsula's east side razor clam population has crashed, according to Fish and Game abundance data. The Sport Fish Division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on Tuesday announced that the Cook Inlet's east shore will be closed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/eastside-cook-inlet-beaches-closed-t
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Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...to king fishing upstream of Slikok Creek through July 31 to protect spawning 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-19/fish-and-game-to-close-early-run-kin
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Fish and Game Sportfish director gets a new job

...meet in the winter." Deputy Sportfish Division Director Tom Brookover has been named as acting director of the Sport Fish Division. Acting Commissioner Sam Cotten appointed Swanton to his new role, according to a Tuesday news release. The nomination...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-13/fish-and-game-sportfish-director-get
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Voices of the Peninsula: Kachemak Bay Research Reserve in jeopardy

...Of course that's not the way ADF&G would prefer to say it, but that's the reality. Last week ADF&G's Sport Fish Division (SFD), which "manages" KBRR, requested that the House Finance Fish and Game Subcommittee delete $175,000...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-09/voices-of-the-peninsula-kachemak-
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Legislative Information Office schedule for March 28-31

...Stocks and Managements Plans in Upper Cook Inlet by the Department of Fish and Game, Charlie Swanton, Director, Sport Fish Division & Tracy Lingnau, Regional Supervisor, Central Region. Testimony by invitation only.Saturday 9:00 a.m...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-27/legislative-information-office-sched
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Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

...Sunday, which saw more than 1,000 fish pass the sonar. Counts have since dropped significantly. Fish and Game sport fish division area management biologist Robert Begich said the high passage on Sunday helped bump projections upward but continued...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/kenai-river-king-salmon-off-limits-m
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 24-28

...Stocks and Managements Plans in Upper Cook Inlet by the Department of Fish and Game, Charlie Swanton, Director, Sport Fish Division & Tracy Lingnau, Regional Supervisor, Central Region. Testimony by invitation only.All teleconferences are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/legislative-information-office-telec
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Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...state-level inaction. One more day of testimony begins Friday at 3:30 p.m. when Charlie Swanton, director of the sport fish division of ADFG, and Tracy Lingnau, central region supervisor for ADFG, are scheduled to give an overview of salmon stocks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-26/senate-committee-hears-second-day-of
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Sockeye salmon storming Kenai, Kasilof rivers [+ Video]

...with a rod and reel for the prolific red salmon run. Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist in the sport fish division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said dipnetters were hitting fish hard on the Kenai. "If you were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-17
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ADFG predicts continued low runs in 2014 forecast of Kenai kings

...about 2,150 fish. Given the low numbers, Jason Pawluk, Fish and Game assistant area management biologist in the sport fish division, said it would be "fair to assume" that the early run of kings would start with some sort of restriction...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-15/adfg-predicts-continued-low-runs-in-
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