Alaska Salmon Update: Pinks and Reds Rule the Week
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Alaska’s salmon catch has topped 28 million fish so far with sockeyes and pinks contributing most to the total. This year’s harvest is 67 percent above last summer at this point in the season and 30 percent stronger than in 2017.
Pink salmon were projected to push Alaska’s catch higher and they are not disappointing in some places. Of the nearly 10 million taken so far, 8.5 million come from the Alaska Peninsula. Pink returns to Kodiak this week were called...
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