Alaska salmon season opens with buyers taking cautionary approach

While very high Alaska salmon runs are projected again for the season that unofficially started late last week with the celebrated Copper River opening, buyers are still cautious on predicting supply and pricing.

The total 2015 Alaskan salmon catch is expected to soar to 220.9 million fish, led by pink salmon at 140.3 million fish, along with 58.8 million sockeye salmon, 4.6 million coho salmon and 17.2 million chum salmon, according to Alaska Department of Fish & Game estimates.

The proje…

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