Update: Bristol Bay Run Still Building, Ocean Temperatures Close to Normal, Patches Higher
As of yesterday, Bristol Bay’s total catch of salmon was 2.6 milion salmon, including 2.5 million sockeye. Escapement into all five river systems is at 1.3 million, with observers noting that the 4 milion mark in the run is expected in the next 24 hours.
The Port Moller Test Fishery’s latest stock compilation summary is expected later today. Indices for catching stations on the PMTF’s grid have seen higher values in recent days.
The vessels have been hampered by extreme weather, but co-manager Scott Raborn says ...
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