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Fishing for a sample

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Photo courtesy of Tim McKinley, Julianne Pettey kneels down in the stern of Ryan Rosenbaum's...will be shipped to Anchorage for genetic analysis. Tim McKinley, sport fish biologist for Fish and Game, said the...
Fish forecast looks gloomy

...question, but runs for the reds and kings in the Kenai are expected to be lower than normal this year. For kings, Tim McKinley, research supervisor for the sportfish division of Fish and Game in Soldotna, said he's forecasting an early run...
Fishermen focus on how Fish and Game sets, achieves escapement goals

...runs in the future. "'Escapement' is actually what escapes fisheries and lives to spawn," said ADFG biologist Tim McKinley, who helped draft the current king salmon escapement goals during the fall and winter of 2012 and 2013. On the Kenai...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Crawfish oddity or invasion?

...Sears Elementary three years ago could have reproduced, Fish and Game isn't making any guesses one way or the other. Tim McKinley, a fisheries biologist with Fish and Game, said the crawfish traps have yet to yield any crustaceans. "We can't...
Biologists balance technology, politics and user groups in managing salmon

...erosion of a system that was working and that's the issue." Editor's note: This story has been edited to clarify Tim Mckinley's discussion on determining the average age of the king salmon return. This story was also corrected to reflect the...
Questions remain about king counts after Fish and Game shifts to high-tech sonar

...that we caught in our netting were generally quite a bit smaller and younger than the ones we caught offshore," said Tim McKinley, biologist and research supervisor for the Division of Sport Fish Soldotna area office. A new site, one at river...
News | Conserving the Kenai King -

...I think most people have a clear idea of how it works, but there are a few things some people stumble over," said Tim McKinley, a fisheries biologist with Fish and Game. McKinley said most people understand that this fishery is for Alaska...
Plan targets pike in the Kenai Peninsula

...silver-rich Swanson River from Stormy Lake. ''To me, it's like a sore that's going to keep spreading,'' biologist Tim McKinley told the Anchorage Daily News last week. He and fellow biologist Adam Reiner had just picked 14 healthy-looking pike...
Weekend king salmon fishing looks to heat up, and people have been catching them in the main stem of the Kenai, too, so I'd expect it to be good," said Tim McKinley, a Fish and Game fisheries biologist. However, anglers should note the Sanctuary Area remains closed by regulation...


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