Alaska salmon harvest exceeds 219 million fish

Published on
October 3, 2017

Alaska’s commercial wild salmon catch for 2017 had reached 219.2 million fish by the end of week 39, an increase of 3,000,000 compared to the total posted in the previous week, according to the latest in-season harvest figures compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G).

The statewide take was originally forecast at 204 million salmon...

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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