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Group proposes ban of set nets for Kenai salmon

...he said. "It's who we are, for me personally and my family."Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist Pat Shields said set nets catch about 13 percent of king salmon. Sport fishermen take twice that number and...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-08/group-proposes-ban-set-nets-kenai-salmon
State
Fisherman returns to the water after 10-year hiatus

...Schmelzenbach, however, see the time as right to jump into the fishing fray. Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist Jeff Fox said there's less risk now than there used to be. "In 1991 to 1992, the average drift permit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070103/sta_fishermanreturn.shtml
News
Purse seiners see cause for some optimism

...Prices for pinks have increased somewhat. "It may be a real positive sign," said Bill Davidson, a Sitka commercial fisheries biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Part of the apparent price increase could be due to the fact...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082805/loc_20050828001.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...alternative probably would have the least impact on fish habitat. But Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist Dave Westerman criticized the report, saying several species of fish are in Juneau Creek throughout the year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122904/sta_20041229009.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...programs around Alaska,'' Focht said. McGee has worked for Fish and Game for 17 years, all in Juneau, said commercial fisheries biologist Marianne McNair, who works with him. His wife, Bonnie, is a teacher at Floyd Dryden Middle School. They...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042000/Loc_seward.shtml
Biologists predict an average sockeye year for Cook Inlet

...average. "The harvest should be close to the 20-year average," said Mark Willette, Soldotna Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist. According to the 2008 forecast, 5.6 million sockeye salmon are projected to return. Biologists are projecting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123007/sta_20071230003.shtml
News
Road would change the landscape of recreation

...middle of the moose calving area. The bears are cruising around looking for them," said Leon Shaul, a commercial fisheries biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Between 1,000 and 2,000 hunters compete every year for 10...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031705/loc_20050317003.shtml
News
Commercial fishermen 'tickled pink' over salmon prices

...Limestone Inlet. "In recent years, chums have been the fish these guys are after," ADF&G Juneau Area Commercial Fisheries Biologist Kevin Monagle said. "The value and abundance of chums and their average 7- to10-pound weight is attractive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072310/loc_681613504.shtml
News
ADF&G: Pink, chum salmon run shaping up significantly

...chum salmon in recent weeks as officials announced area openings.David Harris, assistant area management commercial fisheries biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game for the Juneau area, stated this year's catch numbers may not...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-07-21/adfg-pink-chum-salmon-run-shaping-si
Outdoors
Salmon opener yields ample reds, fewer kings

...and 1,400 kings, instead of a projected harvest of 9,300 reds and 2,800 kings. Glenn Hollowell, a commercial fisheries biologist in Cordova, attributed the smaller chinook harvest to low tides during the opening. "Fish move around when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051809/reg_441240423.shtml

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