2021 AK Salmon: 233.8M Fish Harvested Worth $644M, 2022 Bristol Bay YOY Forecast Higher
One thing last year’s salmon season in Alaska proved was that you can have one during a pandemic. Despite all the constraints put on fishermen, processors, and the supply chain, the 2021 season produced 233.8 million salmon worth $644 million.
That puts 2021’s statewide salmon harvest third highest in history (since the mid-1970’s) or 10 million fish more than 2017’s 222.8 million salmon. Adjusted for inflation the ex-vessel value is also the third highest reported since 1975...
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