Copper River Sockeye Run Stays Strong, Prince William Sound Early Landings Encouraging
The sockeye harvest from the Copper River as of June 12 was 814,000 salmon, already above the pre-season forecast of 756,000 sockeye for the commercial harvest. Escapement for the Copper has reached 472,272 salmon, compared to a minimum anticipated cumulative target of 313,708 salmon.
Another 130,000 sockeyes have been harvest so far from the Coghill District in Prince William Sound. A total of 443,000 Coghill Lake sockeye salmon are projected to be available for common property harvest. The harvest timing for these sockeye salmon is from June ...
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