Copper River Seafoods Posts Preseason Sockeye Price in Bristol Bay of $.75/lb
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [KDLG.org] By Dave Bendinger - June 14, 2016
Copper River Seafoods Bristol Bay manager Vojtech Novak posted a price for this week's sockeye catch, and says he intends to post a weekly price every Sunday. It's an unusual step for one of Bristol Bay's buyers to list a price before the catch comes in.
"You know, the owner of our company was a fisherman, and he feels like he's still a fisherman," said Novak. "His dream was always to know the price before going fishing, and we're trying to work on that and give our fishermen a price. Before they go fish, they know what they're getting."
Copper River Seafoods opened a second plant in Bristol Bay last summer, moving into the Naknek facility most know as the old Baywatch. Before Copper River, it housed a fly-by-night cash buyer known as Extreme Seafoods which also posted...
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