Kenai Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office

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Seeking Public's Help Reporting Tagged Kenai River Coho Salmon

We are using radio telemetry to help understand the migration of Kenai River Coho Salmon. Tagged Cohos will have a yellow floy tag on the top base of their dorsal fin. The radio tag is located internally. Please contact Ken Gates with the following if you catch a tagged Coho Salmon: Radio tag code/BI/frequency (MHz); floy tag #; date/location caught, and your name (optional). Thank you!

Established in 1971, our office works to support and sustain salmon recovery, improve fisheries, prevent fish habitat degradation fragmentation, restore fish habitat, and control invasive species on the Kenai Peninsula and in western Alaska.

Our Organization

The Fish and Aquatic Conservation program leads aquatic conservation efforts for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. We are committed to tackling the nation’s highest priority aquatic conservation and recreational challenges to conserve, restore, and enhance fisheries for future generations.
The Fish Passage Program works with local communities on a voluntary basis to restore rivers and conserve our nation’s aquatic resources by removing or bypassing barriers. Our projects benefit both fish and people.
The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program provides free technical and financial assistance to landowners, managers, tribes, corporations, schools and nonprofits interested in improving wildlife habitat on their land. Since 1987, we have helped more than 60,000 landowners restore more than 7...

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