Salmon Harvest Set to be a Big One with Eager Markets, Pinks Surge at Norton Sound
As salmon fisheries open across Alaska, the harvest is expected to be a big one with eager markets awaiting the wild fish.
Fishery managers are forecasting a statewide catch topping 190 million salmon, 61% higher than last year’s take of just over 118 million fish. The boost this year is due mostly to an expected surge of those hard to predict pinks.
In its Run Forecasts and Harvest Projections for 2021 Alaska Salmon Fisheries and Review of the 2020 Season...
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