Salmon struggles extend to unpreceden...

Salmon struggles extend to unprecedented restrictions at Chignik

Salmon harvest around the state have been sharply curtailed this year from Copper River to Chignik, where the worst run measured since statehood has led to restrictions in neighboring fisheries to allow as much passage as possible to meet escapement goals. A tough sockeye salmon commercial fishing season is shaping up in the Gulf of Alaska, from the Copper River across to Kodiak Island and back to the mainland at Chignik.

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