Size of Bristol Bay Run Will Be in Upper Range of Forecast, Likely 50-55 Million Sockeye
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - July 9, 2018
The most recent Port Moller Test Fishery catches plus escapement data indicates this year’s total Bristol Bay sockeye run (catch plus escapement) will likely be at least 50-55 million.
The magnitude and timing of the world’s largest salmon run changes with each day’s data, but the most recent minimum estimate would put the 2018 season in the top two, since 1997. Bristol Bay’s largest run since 1997 returned in 2015 at 58.8 million ...
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