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Fish & Game forecasts average pink salmon harvest

 

December 31, 2020

Data courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is predicting an average pink salmon harvest of 28 million fish in 2021, according to an advisory announcement.

While the point estimate for the harvest is 28 million fish, the range of the forecast is between 19 to 42 million fish. Andy Piston, Fish and Game Southeast Alaska pink and chum salmon project leader, said that such a wide forecast range is a reflection of the uncertainty in the forecast.

"Twenty-eight million sounds pretty good compared to recent years, but for an odd year harvest, that's actually pretty low," said Piston.

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