Amid Heat and Haze Bristol Bay Harvests Second Day of 2 Million Salmon
Life in Bristol Bay last weekend could only be described as fierce. The fleet caught 2.3 million salmon on Saturday despite 95 degree F temperatures. Friday’s catch of 2.07 million salmon was landed amid temperatures that reached 86 F. Sunday’s harvest is not yet posted, but temperatures were again in the high 80s with humidity between 60 and 70 percent.
Southwest Alaska was under an air advisory July 6-8 due to interior fires that caused thick haze on land and sea, making landmarks hard to see...
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