Alaska Fishing Updates, September
Alaska’s salmon catch is nearing 219 million and fishing continues despite slowing down at this time of year. That’s 30 million more salmon than was forecasted.
For pinks, the harvest so far is over 151 million with catches at Prince William Sound, Southeast and Kodiak all topping projections
Also at Southeast, beam trawlers have a third go for northern pink shrimp totaling 650,000 pounds in two districts. The spot shrimp fishery opens on October 1 for 457,300 pounds.
That same day Dungeness crab reopens for the fall fishery...
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