ADF&G’s Three-River Index Lowest on Record, Pollock Fleet’s Chinook Allocation Unchanged
[Editors Note: Updated Sept 21, 9:16 PDT]
Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game released their Three-River Index last week, a dire report of Chinook salmon run size in the Unalakleet, Yukon, and Kuskokwim River that is used to inform the amount of Chinook salmon the pollock trawl fleet in the Bering Sea may take in 2024.
The pollock fleet, made up of a little over 100 participants, go to great lengths to avoid Chinook salmon, which occasionally travel with schools of pollock. Trawl vessels skippers ...
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