Landings Report: AK Salmon Season Lags Behind Recent Years, Keta Harvest Picking Up
Overall, Alaska’s salmon season continues to lag behind previous years, reports economist Garrett Evridge in his weekly report produced by the McDowell Group for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Nearly six million salmon -- 5.8 million -- have been landed to date compared to nearly 14 million fish landed at the same point in 2018.
With current data through Sunday, June 28, YTD sockeye landings are more than 70% lower than 2019 and the 5-year average. Bristol Bay landings have been slow with production down about 80% from ...
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