ASMI, McDowell Group Provides Weekly Alaska Salmon Harvest Update #2
Salmon harvests throughout Alaska are generally below expectation, with YTD statewide landings the smallest in at least 12 years. Although some areas have been late to open or are much lower than historical averages, recovery from early-season weakness can happen quickly as key fisheries come online. For example, a single strong week in Bristol Bay can produce multiples of the entire statewide May and June harvest.
Sockeye landings of about 640,000 fish are 75% lower than the same time in 2019 when more than...
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