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ADF&G releases '15 Stikine and Taku King Salmon Forecast


The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the following information concerning the preseason forecast for king salmon returning to the Stikine and Taku Rivers in 2015.

The 2015 preseason terminal run size forecast for large Stikine River king salmon is 30,200 fish. The resulting U.S. Allowable Catch (AC) is 210 large Stikine Kings. An AC of 210 fish is not large enough to allow for directed commercial fisheries. Inseason terminal run size estimates will be produced starting late May of 2015. Inseason estimates may result in a higher AC that may allow implementation of directed commer...

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