ADF&G announces Chinook quotas, king regulations
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced last week that the preseason Chinook salmon all-gear harvest quota for Southeast Alaska in 2013 is 176,000 fish.
The 2013 quota is 90,000 fish lower than the 2012 allowable preseason Chinook all-gear harvest level of 266,800.
The Chinook Technical Committee of the Pacific Salmon Commission determines the annual all-gear quota for Southeast. The quota is based on the forecast of an aggregate abundance of Pacific Coast Chinook salmon stocks subject to management under the treaty. Most Chinook salmon produced in Alaska hatcheries may be ha...