Tag Archives: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game

ADF&G begins herring surveys

hotspotDuring this first flyover, biologists will look at the distribution of herring predators, like sea lions and whales. That gives them an idea of where the fish are located in the sound, and can help them target areas for fishing.

Bears coming out of hibernation, hungry

bears250In their natural environment in early spring, bears subsist mainly on grasses and sedges, which Biologist Phil Mooney calls a 'dry salad' compared to the buffet of steak and seafood options available around humans.