COVID precautions combine with strong harvest, marketing to power Bristol Bay through 2020 season

Published on
September 10, 2020

Pre-season conversation in Bristol Bay, Alaska – home to the world’s most-lucrative sockeye salmon run – revolved around whether the season should happen at all. Despite the region’s economic reliance on the summer fishery, some communities and tribal organizations in the Western Alaskan outpost called for the 2020 season to be closed down …

Photo courtesy of Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association 

Contributing Editor reporting from Seattle, USA

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