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Tag: chinook

Increased commercial harvest anticipated in 2017

State fisheries biologists are projecting a statewide salmon catch of 204 million fish for 2017, including average size commercial harvests of 41 million sockeyes...

ADF&G issues updated preliminary PWS forecast

A revised 2016 Prince William Sound season summary, issued by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on Jan. 12, puts the 2016 commercial...

Outsider kings dominating harvest

Alaska caught, yes indeed. Still, most of the Chinook salmon harvested in Westward Region commercial and Kodiak area sport fisheries from 2014 through 2016 were...

Longer season yields lower Copper River salmon harvest

Through the end of July, the commercial salmon fishery in the Copper River District was open 96 hours more than the recent 10-year average,...

PWS silver harvest reaches 70,000 fish

Silver salmon harvests in Prince William Sound rose to 70,000 fish through Aug. 23, and the humpy harvest reached 12 million fish, boosting the...

PWS salmon harvest at 16.8 million fish

Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William Sound rose by another 1.7 million fish, bringing the catch to a total of 16.8 million salmon, including...