Salmon Season a Nail Biter, Ends as One of the Best; Early Wrap up
Alaska’s statewide salmon catch of nearly 200 million is just six percent off what managers predicted, and it is on track to be the 8th largest harvest since 1975. How to sum up the 2019season in a single word?
Forrest Bowers, deputy director of the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game commercial fisheries division, is a nearly 30 year management veteran.
The brightest fishing spot was the strong returns of sockeyes which produced a catch of over 55 million fish, the largest since 1995...
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