Bristol Bay Salmon Harvest Winding Down
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Nearly 94 million salmon were harvested by Alaska fishermen as of yesterday - half of the fish are sockeyes from Bristol Bay. Fishing there is winding down after one of the best seasons ever with a whopping catch of 43 million reds.
Icicle Seafoods is the only buyer to post a base Bristol Bay price so far - $1.35, up from the average $1.26 last year. KDLG in Dillingham reports this week that Icicle is paying 15 cent bonuses for iced or RSW fish...
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