The Alaska Energy Authority is funding five new Alaska Department of Fish and Game fish weirs on tributaries of the Susitna River in the coming weeks, in order to understand aquatic resources while working toward a proposed hydroelectric dam.Jerzy Shedlock
Alaska anglers fighting the effects of a late break-up and a truly horrific king salmon forecast finally saw a glimmer of hope this week. Kings are finally being caught. Halibut more than 100 pounds have been landed. And area lakes have been stocked with hungry fish.
Alaskans dipnetting in Copper River are the victims this time. The first opening of that Alaska food fishery has been cancelled due to a lack of fish -- even as commercial netters at the river mouth prospered.Craig Medred
More than a few people in the windswept, far Western corner of Alaska wanted the trials last week of Kuskokwim River fishermen to be a moratorium on the bycatch of Chinook salmon in the Bering Sea.Craig Medred