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My Turn: Wake up to the dangers posed by non-native species in Alaska's waters

...Alexander Creek king salmon fishery by northern pike from Interior Alaska, which are also suspected in the decline of the Deshka River king salmon fishery.Other invaders are brought in intentionally, with unexpected consequences.The threat to the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-03-05/my-turn-wake-dangers-posed-non-native
Opinion
Invasive pike thriving on salmon, other species

...illegally introduced to southcentral Alaska in the 1950s. The study looked at two tributaries of the Susitna River: the Deshka River, which continues to have a sustainable salmon fishery, including chinook salmon, and Alexander Creek, where pike...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-25/invasive-pike-thriving-salmon-other-spe
State
Sockeyes run strong, kings weak statewide

...bound of the sustainable escapement goal range of 3,800 kings.At the north end of Cook Inlet, king returns on the Deshka River are doing better than last year, and have already met the lower bound of the escapement goal.The biological escapement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-04/sockeyes-run-strong-kings-weak-statewid
State
Alaska Digest

...overturned by initiative petitions in Alaska, he said. Deshka River airboat collision kills two ANCHORAGE - A man and a...boy died when two airboats collided on a curve of the Deshka River. Jon Chris Wilson, 51, and Benjamin O'Brien, 9...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053106/sta_20060531024.shtml
News
State closes Deshka River to king salmon fishing

...Borough's most popular streams will be closed to king salmon fishing because of poor returns. Starting Saturday, the Deshka River, about 35 miles northwest of Anchorage, is off limits to king salmon fishing because of poor returns. Other southcentral...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061409/sta_450838874.shtml
Salmon may be affected by ocean shifts

...temperatures dipped and Kodiak Island, Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula king runs all plummeted. The return to the Deshka River, traditionally the most popular and productive king stream in the Susitna Valley, dropped from the range of 30,000...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062409/sta_454028795.shtml
State to halt Anchorage sport fishing on Ship Creek

...spawning kings to ensure a strong stock. The smolt produced grow to help reduce angling pressure on wild stocks. Many Alaska rivers are experiencing weak king runs, with protective closures ranging from the Deshka River to Kodiak Island.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062809/reg_455646341.shtml
Fish Board: No to fishing in Cook Inlet

...available data suggest all three are returning in abundance. By Aug. 20, more than 1.2 million pinks had passed the Deshka River weir in the Susitna Valley, versus a season total of 542,000 in 1998. Given the number of pink salmon streams...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082300/Loc_Fish.html
Local
Biologists to check Mat-Su wolves for lice infestation

...there is enough snow cover to track them, he said. Twenty-seven wolves in three packs ranging from Talkeetna to the Deshka River were tranquilized and inoculated last winter in hopes of keeping the lice from gaining a foothold in the Mat-Su...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102499/Loc_lice.html
Local
Fishing restrictions on Deshka River to save kings

ANCHORAGE - The Department of Fish and Game is prohibiting the use of bait on the lower portion of the Deshka River and part of the Susitna River to help more king salmon survive. KTUU reports the restrictions extend from Saturday through July...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061110/reg_652202128.shtml

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