Alaska Salmon Catch Now 5th Largest Since 1975
With a cumulative — and still growing — catch of salmon at 216.76 million, 2021 is firmly in fifth place for largest salmon season since 1975. In fourth place is 2005 with 221.22 million.
Pink salmon and to a lesser extent cohos have pushed the numbers up in the past few weeks. A total of 149.5 million pinks have been landed this year so far, more than 20% higher than the predicted catch of 124.2 million pinks. Of that, Prince William Sound has posted catches of 66.3 million from both seine and gill net ....
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