Bristol Bay Fisheries Report, July 12, 2016

Jul 12, 2016

PMTF fishes its last (and we've got the numbers), Paul Salomone on Egegik/Ugashik, and Icicle's Warner Lew analyzes the run and predicts the peak. 

Checking that scale during a delivery to the F/V Lady Helen in Ugashik late Friday.
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Tonight, we run down the last Port Moller Test Fishery catches, and data analyst Michael Link discusses the end of that season. ADF&G's Paul Salmone offers thoughts on Egegik and Ugashik. And Icicle's Bristol Bay fleet manager helps analyze the run timing and size, and how to handle another big, late run. 

Somehow there's still a show here.
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Warner Lew, the Bristol Bay fleet manager for Icicle Seafoods, at his Dillingham office Tuesday.
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Rocky Rutledge checking the radar while steaming north on the F/V Lady Helen, passing through the Egegik District.
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