Alaska Fishing Updates for June 2020
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Salmon fisheries are popping open across the state but catches are barely registering so far. The statewide catch has topped 100,000 fish, mostly from Copper River. The latest of four openers there by Monday had produced a total take of about 60,000 fish, mostly sockeyes, and demand for the sparse catches was said to be high. Chinook salmon from Southeast was making up the rest of Alaska’s early catches.
Kodiak’s Dungeness crab fishery is ongoing with more openers around the island this month...
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