Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 1, 2018

Jul 2, 2018

The Nushagak District broke a record!

Kings and sockeye are hitting hard in the Nushagak District.
Credit KDLG

For the first time since the fishery began in 1884, the Nushagak District harvested 1.77 million fish in a single day! Saturday's catch puts the total havest in the district at 6.1 million.

Across Bristol Bay, the total run stands at 8.9 million of the 51.3 million sockeye forecasted to return to these water.

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