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More time for comments given on mixing zone measure

...state legislators have expressed concern because of the rule change's possible impact on the clean reputation of Alaska streams and fisheries. No one spoke in favor of the proposal at a Juneau public hearing in July. Additionally, residents...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...caught fish are just a fraction of what¹s out there. The first documented recovery of an Atlantic salmon in an Alaska stream was in 1998 in Ward Creek near Ketchikan. They were reported in 48 B.C. rivers and streams in 1997, Fish and Game...
Hatchery to bring more sport fish

...lake? A rocky river bottom with gin-clear water flowing by? In fact, nearly three of four rainbows pulled from Alaska streams and lakes grew up in a big concrete run at one of Alaska's fish hatcheries. Want to find a wild rainbow near Anchorage...
Sealaska land bill won't hurt salmon

...headwater basins of Southeast Alaska." Over the last 50 years periodic fish kills have been observed in Southeast Alaska streams. These fish kills correspond with years in which there were large runs of salmon during the late summer and fall...
Empire Editorial: Cooperation beyond boundaries

...will end up in the Unuk River. Once in the river, we all know where the treated water will end up: in Southeast Alaska streams, rivers and tributaries.There hasn't always been an open dialogue between Alaska and Canada, but that doesn't...
Fisheries committee to target aquaculture, bycatch, other issues

...prevent the escape of thousands of fish from ocean net pens, and juvenile Atlantic salmon have been discovered in Alaska streams. Farms "can't successfully raise the fish in containment," she said. "I don't want to see them take over...
Southeast Alaska gulls put on a show at Sheep Creek

...when they have so much food to choose from. You can see different versions of this performance on many Southeast Alaska streams. Other species of gulls, as well as ravens, crows, eagles and bears always turn out for the late summer feast...
Biologists seek cause of puncture holes in bear cub

...up the trail, and his friend Aaron Carter followed shortly afterward. Salmon returns to the popular Southcentral Alaska stream have been slowing. Bears soon will be moving higher into the Russian drainage to chase the fish as they move toward...
Canadians call for fish-farm moratorium

...generally in more protected waters. Atlantic salmon from those protected areas have already escaped and spawned in Alaska streams, she said. "It's pretty dramatic ocean up there in the North Coast," Kelley said. Escaped farmed fish "is...
Pollock fishermen wage campaign to cut salmon bycatch

...low runs. If pollock fishermen succeed in their request to the federal fishery council, more salmon should reach Alaska streams. The pollock fleet would also benefit, industry officials say, because catching fewer salmon could let them harvest...


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