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Southeast pink salmon harvest fails to meet predictions

...the last of the summer, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Ketchikan area management biologist Scott Walker said pink salmon catches in Southeast Alaska are just more than 28 million fish this year, about...
A new ungulate in town?

...occurrence and the Berners Bay moose population is now large enough to support a harvest.Stephanie Sell, an area management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said it's not uncommon for Berners moose, like the cow photographed...
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...The Porcupine is a different thing - it chronically isn't doing well," said Fish and Game Fall Season Area Management Biologist Jeff Estensen. "I expect no problems with the fall run."
In short pink salmon year, plenty of theories and few certainties

...we're definitely not where were thought we'd be for this point," said Scott Forbes, assistant Juneau-area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Before the start of the season, biologists predicted a harvest...
DIPAC area closed to king harvest

...same number of males, Prestegard said. "We work hand-in-hand with them (DIPAC)," Daniel Tske, an area management biologist with ADFG, said. "Hopefully that (closure) will allow some more king salmon to get up the ladder."Though...
Man dressed in bear costume harasses bears

...river.The incident happened Monday on the Chilkoot River near Haines, said Alaska Fish and Game Assistant Area Management Biologist Mark Sogge.It wasn't immediately known what the man was trying to accomplish.A crowd had gathered at a...
A look at the season's game, fin and fauna

...release stated.In the water, coho catches have been declining in the last week and a half, said ADF&G Juneau Area Management Biologist Daniel Teske. "(Saltwater fishing was) really good about three weeks ago," Teske said. "Hopefully it...
Uncertainty about kings despite promising numbers

...Homer-based Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Carol Kerkvliet on the Anchor...Soldotna-based ADF&G Area Management Biologist Robert Begich.Run timing...June.Palmer-based ADFG Area Management Biologist Sam Ivey said anglers have...
Too early to predict strength of king salmon run on the Kenai

...Clarion reported Homer-based Fish and Game Area Management Biologist Carol Kerkvliet said preliminary numbers of king...Inlet fishermen.Soldotna-based Fish and Game area management biologist Robert Begich said the strong early signs this...
Situk River king salmon fishing closed

...requiring an early shutdown.Benson's order follows a similar emergency order by Brian Marston, Yakutat-area management biologist for ADF&G. Marston's order Thursday closed the river to sport fishing for kings longer than 20 inches...


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