AK’s salmon season is wrapping up with some fishing still underway.
The 2024 sockeye projection for Bristol Bay would be well below the 10 year average.
Good catches of chums and pinks in major regions are pushing the pack.
Tires release the second most toxic chemical to aquatic species ever evaluated by the EPA.
How does the increasing price for salmon roe factor into fishermen’s paychecks?
The group “hopes its report will help benefit Alaska’s salmon resources.” There is “no formal plan at this time for on-going or follow up efforts.”
Meeting will focus on markets, options for further actions.
Sockeyes slowing down, pink catches could double at Southeast AK.
Big carryovers of unsold fish from last year’s record sockeye haul are blamed for the price drop.
Group will try to better understand the historic declines of Chinook and chum salmon runs in AYK region in recent years.