Allison Mollenkamp, KDLG - Dillingham

Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

Alaska State troopers responded Friday to a stabbing in Levelock. Listen now

Disparities between the king and sockeye salmon runs are creating challenges for management and frustration for Nushagak sport fishermen. Listen now

In the controlled chaos of Bristol Bay’s commercial and subsistence fishing, it can be easy to lose track of the third group the salmon get to: sport fishermen. They come from all over to fish with guides at camps and lodges along Southeast Alaska Rivers. Those guides are just part of the infrastructure that keeps sport fishing going. Listen now

Seafood employers need to fill many seasonal jobs every salmon season. In general, that process remains the same year to year. Nelson San Juan is the seafood employment coordinator for the Alaska Department of Labor. He said employers are leaning on state labor resources more than usual this year.