|Steve (center) and friends hold up handfuls of spot prawn.|
Steve Klein serves as Chief of the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) Program for the Alaska Region. He supervises a team of three biologists, a fiscal officer and an administrative assistant to review and approve more than $50 million in grants to states and tribes annually. In partnership with Alaska, WSFR is conserving fish and wildlife, and providing diverse and abundant fishing, hunting, boating and shooting opportunities. Steve is an avid outdoorsman, father of three sons and grandfather of two.
5 Questions for Steve
1. Do you hunt/fish and if so what?
I hunt and fish as much as possible. This year, I have hunted for caribou, moose, mountain goat, turkey and waterfowl. I have fished for chinook salmon, coho salmon, sockeye salmon, halibut, rockfish, shrimp and Dungeness crab.
2.Who got you into fishing or hunting?
My father got me into fishing and hunting. Instead of going to the beach for vacation, we went fishing. I was a lucky young man!