ADF&G Forecasts a Run of Over 50 Million Sockeyes in Bristol Bay With Harvest of 37.37M in 2021
Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game released their forecast for Bristol Bay next summer: 51.06 million sockeye salmon returning for a commercial harvest of 37.37 million salmon.
The run strength is six percent larger than the most recent 10-year average of Bristol Bay total runs (48.14 million) and 45% greater than the long-term (1963–2020) average of 35.12 million fish.
”A run of 51.06 million sockeye salmon would allow for a potential total harvest of 37.37 million fish: 36.35 ...
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