AK Updates: Lots of Fishing Going on Besides Salmon
Alaska’s salmon catches have slowed for the past two weeks but the pace of the fishery remains ahead of last year’s harvest.
The statewide salmon catch as of August 10 was approaching 124.4 million fish. That’s nearly 78% of the preseason projection of 160.5 million salmon for the 2022 season.
Besides salmon, lots of other Alaska fisheries are underway from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea.
A small fleet of beam trawlers (one of the state’s oldest fisheries) is back on the water in Southeast targeting over 600,000 pounds of...
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