Katrina Liebich

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Public Affairs Specialist

1011 East Tudor Rd
Anchorage, AK 99503
United States

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About Katrina Liebich

Katrina has a Master of Science and PhD in Fisheries from Michigan State University and a Bachelor's of Science from Virginia Polytechnic and State University in Biology. She has also held positions as the Service's Alaska Fisheries Outreach Coordinator and Alaska Digital Media Manager. Katrina is co-host of the award-winning Fish of the Week!, program lead for the Anchorage urban fishing program and Alaska Youth Fish and Wildlife Club, a FAA and DOI-certified drone pilot; and NASP basic archery instructor. Katrina has lived in Alaska since 2010 by way of Virginia, Michigan, and Maine. In her spare time she enjoys fishing and hunting with family and friends. Her work Twitter is @Liebichthy.


Reclaiming a Space for Diadromous Fish in the Public Psyche and Sense of Place (in: American Fisheries Society - Fisheries)

Social Networks and Fisheries: The Relationship between a Charter Fishing Network, Social Capital, and Catch Dynamics (in: North American Journal of Fisheries Management)

Conservation is a Team Sport (in: Lessons in Leadership: Integrating Courage, Vision, and Innovation for the Future of Sustainable Fisheries)

A True Alaskan: Bering Cisco (in: America's Bountiful Waters: 150 Years of Fisheries Conservation and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Tug of Pacific Salmon (in: America's Bountiful Waters: 150 Years of Fisheries Conservation and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)


Areas of expertise
Digital media

From The Library

01 Northern Pike Transcript

Fish of the Week!

Season 1/Episode 1: Northern Pike

This toothy piscivore is found throughout Alaska (even in southcentral Alaska where they’ve been introduced illegally). They’re an important subsistence fish for Alaska Native Peoples and rural residents and a popular...

03 Alaska Blackfish Transcript_0

Fish of the Week!

Season 1/Episode 3: Alaska Blackfish feat. Luke Byker

This hardy Alaska fish comes in a tiny package and can breathe air!

Read more: Alaska Blackfish: the Arctic's only air-breathing fish


06 Sheefish Transcript

Fish of the Week!

Season 1/Episode 6: Sheefish feat. Siikauraq Martha Whiting

Siikauraq Martha Whiting of Kotzebue, Alaska joins Katrina and Guy to talk about sheefish, Alaska's largest whitefish! Learn about fishing through the ice with jiggers made of moose ribs and...

09 Sockeye Salmon Preppers Transcript

Fish of the Week!

Season 1/Episode 9: Sockeye Salmon Preppers

Katrina and Guy are dreaming about the Alaska summer and fishing for Sockeyes...this week's episode focuses on how to prepare for the upcoming fishing season including prepping your gear and making space in your...

04 Stocked Coho Salmon Transcript_0

Fish of the Week!

Season 1/Episode 4: Stocked Coho Salmon (with kids!)

Anchorage is Alaska's largest city and has a number of lakes stocked with salmonids by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to support year-round recreational fishing in a populous area. During this...