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Copper River forecast: 928,000 sockeyes

State fisheries biologists are forecasting another challenging year for commercial harvesters of wild Copper River sockeye salmon, but a better than average even year harvest of wild pink salmon in Prince William Sound.

Copper River Highway avalanche hazard expected to remain elevated this week

We received 3 inches of water Friday and Saturday, with the freezing line above our local peaks. Expect another 3 inches of water tonight into Tuesday. The avalanche hazard will probably remain elevated through Tuesday.

Copper River Highway avalanche hazard moderate and increasing

A dramatic change in weather has begun. Models suggest 2 inches of water Sunday and Monday. Precipitation has started as snow down to sea level, but the freezing level looks to climb to 2,000 feet Monday. This should translate into 20 inches of snow in the upper mountains and a bunch of slop at sea level.

Commercial salmon harvest  forecasts looking up

Alaska fishermen could catch 85 percent more salmon this year (nearly a hundred million more) if state forecasts hold true.That’s good news for fishermen...

Southeast pink salmon forecast cause for concern, conservation

By Jenny Weis For The Cordova TimesAs the days grow longer and summer plans start to materialize, “18 million” is a number on the mind...

Copper River forecasts up for kings, below average for reds

State biologists are predicting a king salmon run that is nearly 20 percent above the 10-year average for the Copper River in 2019, while the Copper...

Avalanche Forecast: Jan. 21

10 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2019 COPPER RIVER HIGHWAY AVALANCHE HAZARD Current: LOWOutlook: The hazard will increase Wednesday.  BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE HAZARD Above Tree Line: MODERATE Use caution around...

2019 Bristol Bay sockeye harvest forecast is 27.6M

State biologists are forecasting a run of 40.18 million red salmon into Bristol Bay in 2019, with a harvest of 27.6 million fish.While the...

Fish Factor: Nice pay day coming for salmon harvesters

Forces are aligned for a nice pay day for Alaska’s salmon fishermen.There is no backlog from last season in cold storages, a lower harvest...

Fish Factor: Lackluster forecast impacts salmon permit values

Spring is usually the busiest time of year for brokers in the buy/sell/trade business for Alaska salmon permits. But that’s not the case this...
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