Alaska Fishing Update For May 2021
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Managers are set to announce any day when the famous Copper River fishery near Cordova will open for sockeyes and kings, signaling the official start of Alaska’s 2021 salmon season.
Alaska’s biggest herring fishery at Togiak kicked off on May 3 with two buyers and about a dozen boats on the grounds. They have a roughly 85 million pound quota, the largest since 1993. (42,639 tons).
Herring fishing continued around Kodiak for a nearly 16 million pound catch, the largest ever...
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