Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: humpies

Wild pink salmon harvest coming in as forecast

A Prince William Sound wild pink salmon forecast in a harvest range of 12,764,000 to 26,530,000, with a best estimate of 19,647,000 fish appears...

Humpy harvest in PWS jumps to 29M

Pink salmon harvests are now coming on strong, up from 19.7 million humpies through Aug. 2 to in excess of 29 million through Aug....

PWS pink salmon harvest near five odd year average

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound reached 23.7 million salmon, with the preliminary count on humpies alone at 17.4 million fish.   While that’s nowhere near the...

PWS humpy forecast of 67.16 million fish is largest on record

State fisheries biologists are forecasting what would be the largest pink salmon run on record into Prince William Sound, with liberal fishing time and...

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...

Salmon harvests down 15 million fish

New reviews of Alaska’s 2016 commercial salmon season confirm that it was a rough year for the industry, with the overall harvest of 112.6...

SE Alaska humpy forecast up for 2017

A strong odd year for Southeast Alaska pink salmon is predicted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, with a point estimate of...

Fish Factor: How bad were humpy hauls?

By Laine Welch Alaska Fish Radio Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one...

Salmon Update: Harvest continues as season nears end

It’s not over until it’s over, and the salmon harvest continues in Prince William Sound, growing by some 18,000 humpies from the four area...

PWS braces for harvest of humpies and silvers

Pink salmon were the major contributor over the past week to the overall rise in the catch of wild Alaska salmon in Prince William...