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2021 Southeast Alaska troll Chinook salmon harvest allocation

 

February 11, 2021



SITKA — The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces that under Chinook salmon management provisions of the 2019–2028 Pacific Salmon Treaty Agreement (treaty), the annual all-gear allowable catch limit for Southeast Alaska/Yakutat (SEAK) is 201,100 treaty Chinook salmon (non-Alaska hatchery-produced Chinook salmon).

This year’s all-gear catch limit includes a 2% reduction that will serve as a buffer to avoid exceeding the all-gear limit and payback provisions within the treaty. The resulting preseason troll treaty harvest allocation for 2021 is 148,500 Chinook salmon, which is equ...



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