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Fish and Game sportfishing regulations released, booklet printed with errors

Just over 228,000 copies of the Southcentral Alaska sportfishing regulations book were printed and are being dropped off in communities all over the Kenai Peninsula as the area prepares for an...
Sportfishing closed to reds

...Kenai River bank fisherman to switch from flies to spoons, because as of Friday pink and silver salmon will be allowed, but sportfishing for sockeye salmon will close, potentially for the remainder of the year. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued...
Jeffrey, Jensen, Morisky Board of Fisheries appointments confirmed

...Kodiak, and John Jensen, of Petersburg, because he had heard that someone was going to object to the third appointee - sportfishing guide Reed Morisky, of Fairbanks. "There was a package deal, Mr. Morisky and Mr. (Fritz) Johnson are very good appointees...
Early run of Kenai king salmon makes escapement goal by 12 fish

...days, according to Fish and Game data. In late February managers closed the early run of king salmon on the Kenai River to sportfishing as they projected 2,230 fish to return - well below the optimum escapement goal range of 5,300-9,000 fish.
Fish and Game loosens fishing restrictions to slow Kasilof sockeye run

...dipnetting," Begich said. "This expansion should help because people can go upriver."A map can be found on page 15 of the sportfishing regulation book for Southcentral Alaska. Similar measures were taken during the 2013 season, though Begich said they were...
More protection for early run kings

...measures Thursday, each restricting sportfishing on the Kenai River with the aim of...according to the proposal submitted by sportfishing guide Greg Brush. The slot limit was...according to ADFG data. Monte Roberts, a sportfishing guide who primarily fishes the Kenai...
Fish board actions do little to conserve kings

Mark Hamilton, president of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) recently opined that the Board of Fish (BOF) meetings had produced a "clear victory for Kenai kings...
Letter writer encourages fish board action

...have fished all over the world (literally). I am also a sportfishing guide and local business owner. I am sure you are aware...exception of the Florida Keys, I have never seen this level of sportfishing economy anywhere in the world. We won't sustain our fish...
Personal use, commercial and sport fisheries restricted for July

...the mouth of the Kenai River, will not be allowed to keep king salmon caught in their nets. Fish and Game also restricted sportfishing on the Kasilof River to single-hook, no-bait fishing beginning Tuesday. The river has been restricted to single-hook...
Kasilof setnetters to open, some face gear restrictions

...lower end of the river's escapement goal range of 5,300 - 9,000 fish. Management biologists announced a closure to sportfishing for early run Kenai king salmon in late February - eliminating the already-struggling six-week fishery. Kenai-bound...


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