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Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...This will begin the process of restoring fish populations to the drainage," said Fish and Game Regional Supervisor Tom Vania during a recent presentation to the Alaska Board of Fisheries. Then, in 2017, Fish and Game plans to treat the majority...
Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...them. Pike have decimated the fish population in Derks and the surrounding lakes, Fish and Game regional supervisor Tom Vania said. "The lakes contain no other fish species than northern pike," he said. Soldotna Creek, Sevena Lake and Tree...
Early run Kenai king salmon closure a blow to guides

...the management actions were designed to conserve king salmon, which are returning in low numbers decline Inlet-wide, Tom Vania, ADFG coordinator who oversees management of the Cook Inlet, said restrictions in the Lower Cook Inlet were not necessarily...
Board of Fisheries tweaks Cook Inlet crab fisheries

...male crabs to open the noncommercial fisheries. ADFG Division of Sport Fish Regional Fisheries Management Coordinator Tom Vania said the department did not anticipate a tanner crab fishery for at least three years. Based on the trawl survey results...
Board OKs commercial, sport regs

...regulations - Including Resurrection Bay in the Cook Inlet - to align with the statewide Sport Shark Fishery Management Plan. Tom Vania, Southcentral regional fisheries management coordinator with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said the statewide...
Low king numbers prompt Kenai, Kasilof, Cook Inlet restrictions

...studies that king salmon from the Cook Inlet region have a higher probability of being caught close to shore," said Tom Vania, an area regional management biologist from Anchorage. "The further out from shore you go the less likely you are to...
Early king regs passed

...kings for the day. "We hear from a lot of people that they throw that fish back because they can only catch two," said Tom Vania, regional management coordinator for the Department of Fish and Game. "You can take as many as you want, you just...
Guide rules change

...about these restrictions, or to obtain a detailed description of the salt waters effected, contact Matt G. Miller or Tom Vania, regional management coordinators with Fish and Game in Anchorage, at 907-267-2415 or 907-267-2131. For more...
Board of Fish declines KRSA kings petition issue," Brown said. "... You expected that to be the case? Did you expect the run to not meet escapement?" Tom Vania, an area regional management biologist from Anchorage, said the department had been expecting a below-average run...
Researchers outline issues for statewide king salmon stocks

...presentations during the first session focused on stocks all over the state, touching briefly, if at all, on the Cook Inlet, Tom Vania, regional management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, talked extensively about the inlet. Vania...


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