Tag: Fish and Game

Sitka Sac Roe Herring Fishery On Two-Hour Notice

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The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is on two hour notice. Two-hour notice means when a fishery is called, officials will give the fleet a minimum of two hours to get into position.

Advisory Council Addresses Anterless Moose Hunts

The contentious issue of antlerless moose hunts drew a large crowd to a Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting Thursday night.

Parnell Defends Not Placing Wildlife Official On Leave

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Governor Sean Parnell on Thursday made his first public comment on the resignation of controversial state wildlife official Corey Rossi.

Rossi Charged With Game Violations, Resigns From ADF&G

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Corey Rossi has been charged with game violations and has resigned from the state Fish and Game department. Rossi was director of the Division of Wildlife Conservation.

Subsistence-Only Herring Zones Proposals Fail in Sitka

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Two proposals to establish subsistence-only zones for herring in Sitka Sound failed to win recommendation from the Sitka Fish & Game Advisory Committee in a contentious meeting last week.

Predators

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Wildlife management policymakers tend to talk about “sound science” - until science doesn’t support what they want to do. On the next Talk of Alaska we’ll talk about how to find the truth about wildlife when that truth is unwelcome and inconvenient. KSKA: Tuesday, 12/13 @ 10:00am

ADF&G Will Remove Invasive Sea Squirt From Sitka Harbor

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The State of Alaska plans to remove an invasive species of sea squirt from Sitka’s Whiting Harbor. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game will slip bags over nearly 100 nets that are part of an oyster farm in Whiting Harbor.

Kenai Group Urges Fish and Game Against Sockeye Set-Net Opening

The Kenai River Sportsfising Association is raising the alarm about the late run of Kenai River King Salmon again. Saturday they urged the Fish and Game department to reconsider its Sockeye set-net opening at the river's mouth because an estimate by the Association shows the escapement goal for the Kings will not be reached.

Yukon King Salmon Escapement May Not Meet Objective

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It’s looking like escapement of Yukon River king salmon into Canada will not meet objectives. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Yukon River summer season manager Steve Hayes says Chinook passage measured near the Alaska Canada border at Eagle is below the season goal.

Record Numbers Passing Headed Up Kenai River

What must have been the peak of the Sockeye run passed the Fish and Game department's sonar on Sunday - a one-day record peak of 230,600 fish.

Fish and Game Head Questioned About Low Chinook Returns

The head of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commercial Fisheries Division was in King Salmon recently to check on the Bristol Bay salmon season.