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Title: 2010-2012 Annual Management Report and 2013 recreational fisheries overview for Northern Kenai Peninsula: fisheries under consideration by the Alaska Board of Fisheries, 2014.
Author: Begich, R. N., J. A. Pawluk, J. L. Cope and S. Simons
Year: 2013
Report ID: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Management Report No. 13-51, Anchorage.
Abstract: This report provides information on fisheries in the Northern Kenai Peninsula Management Area. An overview of information for the 2010 2013 recreational fisheries is included and provides updated fishery data with inseason assessment data from 2013 for fisheries under consideration by the Alaska Board of Fisheries in January 2014. Summary information is provided for estimates of effort, catch, and harvest through 2012. The following recreational fisheries are included: Kenai River Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha early and late runs, Kasilof River Chinook salmon early and late runs, Russian River sockeye salmon O. nerka early and late runs, Kenai River sockeye salmon late run, and areawide coho salmon O. kisutch, pink salmon O. gorbuscha, and resident species including rainbow trout and steelhead O. mykiss, Dolly Varden Salvelinus malma, lake trout Salvelinus namaycush, Arctic grayling Thymallus arcticus, and northern pike Esox lucius. The educational fisheries, guided sport fisheries, various habitat concerns as well as Kenai and Kasilof rivers sockeye salmon personal use fisheries are also discussed.
Keywords: Northern Kenai Peninsula Management Area, 2010–2012 annual management report, 2013 season overview, Kenai River, Kasilof River, Russian River, Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, coho salmon, rainbow trout, Dolly Varden, northern pike, personal use dip net fisheries, Alaska Board of Fisheries.