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Tag: chinook

Study says hatcheries put $600 M into economy

An economic study produced for eight private nonprofit hatchery associations, including Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp., says these salmon hatcheries pump $600 million into...

Fish Factor: Hatchery program under attack

Salmon that begin their lives in Alaska hatcheries often save the day for thousands of fishermen when returns of wild stocks are a bust. This year...

Silvers still running as season ebbs

Those silvers just keep on coming. As September and the commercial season for wild salmon harvests ebbs, fishermen are still harvesting coho salmon in the...

Statewide harvest was 31 percent below forecast

For many engaged in fisheries, it’s been a challenging year, as confirmed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s new report that the...

PWS salmon harvest nears 24M

Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William Sound are edging closer to the 24 million fish mark, with the catch to date still way behind...

Fish Factor: Season may be a bust for most harvesters

Alaska’s salmon fisheries continue to lag alarmingly in several regions, with overall catches down by a third from the same time last year. The single...

PWS commercial catch tops 3.5M fish

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound have reached 3.5 million salmon, even as the surge in the catch in late June slowed somewhat in...

Disaster relief approved for 2016 fishery

Disaster relief funding totally $56,361,332 are coming to Alaska in the wake of the low returns in the state’s 2016 Gulf of Alaska pink...

Copper River harvest includes salmon passing through

A visitor to the seafood department of a major Anchorage retail shop stared with surprise at the neatly wrapped fillet marked as fresh Copper...

ADF&G stocks Chinook salmon in Fleming Spit Lagoon

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game stocked 107,441 Chinook salmon in the Fleming Spit Lagoon in Cordova on Thursday, June 7, 2018. This...