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Situk River, Alaska: 2003 recreation visitor study data

Datasets Posted on: March 15, 2018
This package contains data from a 2003 study of visitors to the Situk River in the Gulf of Alaska. A sample of recreation visitors at the Yakutat airport departure point were interviewed between April and September. Questions included travel methods, lodging, length of stay, and visitor usage of the Situk River. After conducting a short interview with these visitors a follow up questionnaire was mailed to each respondent.

Conflicts in allocation of wild trout resources: An Idaho case history

Publications Posted on: May 14, 2015
Fisheries resources are finite and conflicts may arise when several groups compete for the same resource. Diverse groups of anglers often derive different benefits and possess different preferences concerning the way a resource should be managed. This paper examines the conflict which arose when new regulations were proposed for reaches of ldaho's Big Wood River. One organized group of anglers lobbied for specific restrictive regulations.