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Toxic algae bloom arrives in Southeast Alaska

...should it become necessary, it would do so based on the advice of the Department of Environmental Conservation, said Scott Kelley, the Douglas-based shellfish-groundfish program leader for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The department...
Gillnet season opens strong in Southeast, slow in Lynn Canal

...been better. "I expect a fair amount of effort to shift from northern areas down to Tree Point this week," said Scott Kelley, Southeast management coordinator for the Department of Fish and Game's commercial fisheries division. Kelley said...
Strong runs in 2001 10 million or lower this season. "It's clear there was a downward shift in marine survival," said biologist Scott Kelley of the state Department of Fish and Game. David Bedford of Southeast Alaska Seiners Association said that's bad news...
2002 humpy harvest average for Southeast

...didn't think that we'd drop 100 boats," said state Department of Fish and Game Regional Management Coordinator Scott Kelley. Several processors reduced the size of their fleet this year, leaving some permit holders without a market. Prices...
Coho catch disappoints fishermen

...Southeast Alaska fleets have hauled in about 2 million coho this year, compared to 3 million a few years ago, according to Scott Kelley, the regional supervisor for commercial fisheries for Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The long-term average...
The Herring Conundrum:

...important thay are to Southeast Alaska's ecosystem. "Herring are a very interesting species to work with," said Scott Kelley, a commercial fisheries supervisor at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "Their populations fluctuate dramatically...
Taku king fishery could pour $900K into Juneau economy

...was interesting and a lot of fun," Shelton said. "The Taku is phenomenal. Everything is just going well," said Scott Kelley, Southeast regional management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Though it may take years for Taku...
Gillnetters perplexed by poor sockeye catch

...participated last week. Sixty-six gillnet boats fished in Lynn Canal last week, compared to the average 74, said Scott Kelley, regional commercial fisheries management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Those who are fishing...
Salmon harvest report: 173 million fish caught for an ex-vessel value of $195 million

...rose 1.6 percent, to $51 million. The disparity is because of a significant drop in value of chum salmon, said Scott Kelley, regional management coordinator for the Commercial Fisheries Division. Kelley said the average chum price was 19...
the Sockeye season looks promising thanks to Help from the hatchery

...forecast for Southeast Alaska calls for 10 million fish, a number that is closer to historical averages, according to Scott Kelley, regional management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. At peak last year, 150 of approximately...


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