PMTF Data Shows Bristol Bay Run a Week Late, Statewide Salmon Landings 8% of Forecast
The latest data from the Port Moller Test Fishery (PMTF) shows the salmon run continues to build seaward of the fishing grounds. If landings at the test stations continue or even level off at the current values, it means the run will be at least six days late to the grounds.
The stations are arrayed across the outside entrance to Bristol Bay, some 200 miles from the rivers and even further from the spawning grounds in upriver areas and lakes. It takes six to nine ...
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