Port Moller Test Fishery Says Bristol Bay Run May Reach 60 Million Sockeye in 2020
Yesterday’s increased catch indices at the Port Moller Test Fishery’s inside stations have resulted in a current interpretation that the run is “4-6 days late and greater than 50 million,” report Scott Raborn and Michael Link, managers of the test fishery.
“Sustained Port Moller indices are edging this forecast towards 60 million or at least the high 50s assuming the run-per-index (RPI) has not inexplicably declined,” they reported yesterday evening.
More data will come today as the research vessel Ocean Cat conducts ...
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