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Southeast Alaska drift gillnet fishery


The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced last week the following information concerning the District 8 and District 11 drift gillnet fisheries:

District 8: The second inseason estimate is projecting a terminal run size of 21,000 Stikine River Chinook salmon. This forecast is well below the preseason forecast and results in no U.S. allowable directed harvest. District 8 will remain closed until the start of the sockeye salmon fishing season. The sockeye salmon fishing season will begin in both Districts 6 and 8 on Monday, June 18, 2012.

District 11: The third inseason estimate is pro...

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