Alaska Fishing gearing up as Copper River Opens Next Week
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch…May means even more Alaska fishery openers.
Alaska’s 2019 salmon season will officially open on Thursday, May 16 with a 12 hour opener for sockeyes and king salmon at Copper River. The 500 plus drift fleet is hoping to catch just under 800-thousand reds and 31-thousand king salmon this summer.
Salmon openers in other Alaska fishing regions will quickly follow.
Trollers in Southeast began targeting spring king salmon in various regions starting May 1...
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