Bristol Bay Sockeye Run Set to Shatter Records
As of Tuesday, a total of 9.2 million sockeye salmon have been caught in Bristol Bay. The bay-wide harvest’s timing is just above that of two years ago, but significantly below the 5-year harvest at this time and last year’s harvest at this time.
All historical indicators on timing — the previous year, two years ago, and the five-year average — shows the peak of the harvest happening next week (Statistical week 28). The weekly catch ranges from 14-18 million salmon ...
Photo courtesy of BRI DWYER AND CASSIE BERGMAN PHOTOGRAPHY
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