Chignik Early Sockeye Run Fails, Fishermen Beached
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - July 6, 2018
Dillingham-based radio station KDLG reports today that sockeye returns to the Chignik River are the lowest in 50 years.
Weak sockeye runs are plaguing Alaska this year, nearly everywhere except Bristol Bay.
KDLG’s Mitch Borden reports that many residents are even forgoing subsistence fishing voluntarily to try and get every salmon they can up the Chignik River.
There are two sockeye runs in the Chignik River and hope remains that the late summer run will produce. Expectations are lowin the midst of the district’s decline in recent ...
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