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...Kodiak, Chignik and the South Peninsula), leaving fishermen and managers wondering where all the crab has gone.State managers for several years have been tracking a huge plug of crab that appeared poised to enter the 2016 Tanner fishery, but...
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State managers close fishing for early run Kenai River kings

KENAI - Anglers will again be denied the chance to catch early run king salmon on the Kenai River.The Peninsula Clarion reported the Department of Fish and Game for a second straight year will close king salmon fishing downstream of Slikok (SLY'-kahk) Creek through June 30.Managers are closing the river upstream of Slikok Creek through July 31.Sport Fish Division area management biologist Robert Begich says the measures will protect spawning early run kings.The measures are similar to those taken in 2014.
Kenai bear protection at center of battle

...humans at between six and 10 a year, he said.During the closure, a subsistence bear hunt was not halted, which state managers questioned. Loranger said only two brown bears in seven years were taken during the subsistence hunt and they were...
Mekoryuk residents want larger musk oxen harvest

...Island, 40 miles off the western coast of Alaska in the Bering Sea.Residents recently met in Bethel with federal and state managers.The current harvest is split between a registration hunt for cows and an expensive lottery for bulls that's largely...
'The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon'

...Yukon River, and more recently on the Kuskokwim River, Alaska Natives have endured severe harvest restrictions as state managers attempt to pass enough kings to the spawning grounds as well as attempt to meet our treaty obligations with Canada...
Alaska Editorial: Mind the gaps

...Taking a closer look at the broader ecological effects of the pollock harvest might be a worthwhile endeavor, though.State managers, in the draft plan, suggested a few places to start looking for details that might reveal what is happening on the...
Federal probe blames state for Columbia fire

...properly. Capacci challenged the finding, saying a state manager did inspect the work but was not interviewed by the NTSB. However, Capacci was not certain the state manager thoroughly inspected the switchboard for faulty connections...
Federal board won't govern SE marine waters

...closed subsistence fishing and sportfishing at the same time. Before the federal board closed the area Wednesday, state managers promised they would close sportfishing at the start of the season while subsistence fishing remains open. Doug Vincent-Lang...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ticket is a legitimate state asset," said the Anchorage Republican. But a handful of union representatives and state managers told the House State Affairs Committee this morning the bill has problems. For one thing, the state would not be...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...outraged at the idea of an income tax and disgusted with the panic of some in leadership positions. Budget writers and state managers should do their job and not dump the problem on the public. An income tax is the easy way out,'' he said. I share...


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