Southeast Alaska fishery worrisome for fish and fisherman

Southeast Alaska seine fishermen had a far-below-average pink salmon total this year. While dockside prices were up substantially, effort was down and there was a lot less time and area to fish because of the poor pink returns. Those low numbers are troubling to fishery managers who say many northern Southeast Alaska streams did not meet escapement goals.

Matt Lichtenstein, KFSK – Petersburg

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