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Fish Factor, Bumper year means salmon will be harder to sell

 


File this fish story under the “can there be too much of a good thing” category.

Alaska is expecting another bumper run of salmon this year– state managers announced last Friday a projected total catch of 221 million salmon, 39 percent higher than last year. (The numbers for Chinook salmon are still being calculated,) Regional catch projections for this summer are up across the board, according to Runs and Harvest Projections for Alaska’s 2015 Salmon Fisheries and Review of the 2014 season by the AK Dept. of Fish and Game.

Driving the numbers are the big forecasts for both sockey...



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