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My Turn: Fairbanks hatchery has solution to Yukon salmon woes

...the Yukon Chinook salmon returns are failing and the people in the villages are desperate. This will not be a total cure, but it will help a lot. Now is the time!? Bill Larry is a member of Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee.
Dipnetters' president is rarely a dipnetter

FAIRBANKS - Byron Haley is president-for-life of the Chitina Dipnetters Association, though the 82-year-old has only been to Chitina a few times in his 63 years in Alaska. Most of the time, he relies on friends to bring him back a few Copper River red salmon.
Fish Board hears testimony on Yukon king salmon

FAIRBANKS - A steady stream of fishermen has given their views about Yukon River king salmon to the Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting in Fairbanks to discuss what to do about the state's largest subsistence fishery.
Fish board to look at Yukon kings problem

...time around. "They almost have to do something now," said Virgil Umphenour, who sits on both the Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee and Eastern Interior Regional Advisory Council.
ADF&G head backs wolf control plan

...hunters. "Our constituents hunt in many rural areas of the state," said Mike Tinker, chairman of the Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee. Wildlife viewing interests said the buffer proposal - enlarging a 19-square-mile buffer approved...
Panel OKs restoration of bison

...a retired state wildlife biologist speaking on behalf of the Alaska Outdoor Council, as well as the Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee. Where the bison will go if they ever do get here remains to be seen. After two days of digesting a...
Army to require hunters to register their guns

...registration requirement is not going to sit well with most Alaska hunters, Mike Tinker, chairman of the Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee, told The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. Starting this year, hunters are also required to have a hunter...
Game Board's new members reflect Knowles' concerns

...hunters and trappers. His latest appointments reflect that philosophy, said Mike Tinker, chairman of the Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee, which makes recommendations to the game board regarding wildlife management in the Interior. "He's...
My turn: Alaskans don't want Frankenfish

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is making and stocking genetically altered fish in Interior Alaska lakes. It is also using the hormone testosterone to change female fish into males. The department justifies this program because it makes the fish sterile.


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