ASMI’s Salmon Update: Alaska Landings Improve After Slow Start this Summer
“Last week’s harvest of 22 million salmon was double the entire harvest of the eight prior weeks,” notes Garrett Evridge, the author of The Weekly Salmon Harvest Update and an economist at the McDowell Group.
“While optimism has increased, statewide production continues to lag comparable years with some areas well below normal harvest.”
Statistical week #28, ending July 11, saw sockeye harvests of 18.3 million fish, bringing the current season within 20% of the 5-year average.
“Incredibly productive fishing in Bristol Bay saw records fall across the region...
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