Fisheries Council Sets Chinook Bycatch Limit

The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council has taken action to limit Chinook bycatch by the pollock fleet in the Bering Sea. In an attempt to increase Chinook returns to Western Alaska rivers, the council unanimously voted to put in place a 60 thousand fish cap with an incentive program that would aim for a limit of around 47 thousand Chinook.

Anne Hillman, KUCB – Unalaska

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