Grim forecast for Yukon River salmon run

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SeafoodSource staff

Published on
March 27, 2014

Biologists are predicting another disastrous salmon run on the Yukon River this summer. 

Pre-season meetings are underway in Alaska, where fishery managers are considering regulations intended to protect chinook salmon returning to the Yukon to spawn.  

The Alaska Board of Fish has voted to allow dip net fishing on the lower Yukon and Kuskokwim River systems to all subsistence harvesters.

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