Fishing Starts in Bristol Bay as Protests Against Pebble Mine Build
The iconic Bristol Bay salmon season officially started June 3 with eastside districts and expanded baywide last week as fishing fever crescendos to its peak in early July. But the focus on fishing has not put a damper on the protests against Pebble Mine, a proposed open pit mine that is strongly opposed by the Bristol Bay fleet.
In an announcement released yesterday by the Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay, mid-June was described as a time when “the future of Bristol Bay hangs in limbo in the final...
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