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KRSA’s Policy Approach for responses to in-season management actions taken by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in fisheries that harvest early and late-run king salmon of Kenai River origin

June 15th, 2012

KRSA’s Policy Approach for responses to in-season management actions taken by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in fisheries that harvest early and late-run king salmon of Kenai River origin Purpose: provide KRSA members with a framework to understand this issue, provide the basis for KRSA public responses to in-season management actions, and provide … + read more

Sportfishing Emergency Order – Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game

June 13th, 2012

Sportfishing Emergency Order – Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game

Managing early-run king salmon in the Kenai River is great practice for managing the late-run – make the most out of it.

June 12th, 2012

Both the early and late runs of king salmon bound back to the Kenai River are managed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) under plans adopted by the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) back in the late 1980’s. These plans were designed and adopted into regulation at that time specifically because ADFG … + read more

It’s Number Crunchin Time for Management of Early-Run Kenai Kings…..and so far it doesn’t look too favorable!

June 11th, 2012

Each year Kenai River anglers look forward to spring and the prospect of great fishing season for king salmon, hopefully one for the personal record books, but each year also brings reservation for what we might learn “on-or-about” June 10. What’s so special about “on-or-about” June 10? Well that’s the time each year that more … + read more

It’s Time to Reduce Halibut Bycatch

June 1st, 2012

There are very few things in life quite as exciting as pulling a giant halibut over the rail. For Alaskan sportfishers, fishing for halibut is something we spend the winter looking forward to. Charter fishing businesses throughout the state help provide this opportunity to Alaskans, and to the many tourists for whom a halibut trip … + read more