Recaps of AK Salmon Fishery by Region
Prince William Sound’s salmon harvest this summer came in at about 58 million fish and nearly 50 million were pinks. The estimated fishery value was $114 million.
The fleet of 504 drift gillnetters averaged $81,600 per permit; Prince William Sound seiners averaged $218,000.
At Copper River, a catch of nearly 1.3 million sockeye was 28% more than the previous 10-year average and the average sockeye weight of 5.5 pounds was the largest in the last five years.
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