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  • Set netters in Naknek. July 11, 2019.
    Sage Smiley
    Bristol Bay’s setnet fleet will decide by October whether to join the Regional Seafood Development Association. A ‘yes’ vote would provide funding for setnetters and unify the set and drift fleets, according to the association. But some setnetters are concerned the association’s 1% tax on their catch isn’t worth the investment.
  •  Bristol Bay sockeye salmon return to freshwater to spawn, sporting red bo
    Courtesy of Jason Ching
    That’s according to the preliminary preseason forecast from the Fisheries Research Institute in Aleknagik. The forecast reports on Bristol Bay as a whole, and researchers say it gives members of the fishery perspective two months before the formal forecast is announced.