PWS Pink Harvest Now at 23.3 Million, 2.5 Million Chum, Statewide Catch About 47% of Forecast
The Prince William Sound seine and gill net fleets are 1.5 million pink salmon away from reaching the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s pre-season forecast and are so far twice the volume landed at this time two years ago. Historically, Alaska’s pink salmon runs are significantly larger in odd years than even years, so comparisons are made to two-year ago runs.
Overall, salmon landings in Alaska are just over 89.5 million salmon as of Monday, made up of 50.4 million sockeye...
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