The Naknek-Kvichak has surpassed its forecasted total run. Three rivers across the bay have passed the upper end of their escapement goals. Ugashik had its last opener on July 8, and it's still over 300,000 short of the minimum escapement.
With some districts still seeing a steady run here in late July, three rivers have surpassed the top of their goal escapement range. The Wood, the Egegik, and the Naknek are all at least a hundred thousand fish over the ADF&G’s goal maximum for escapement. We hear from managers about what that means for the districts’ fleets.
KDLG’s Sage Smiley spoke to some salmon experts about the long-term effects of consistently warmer waters in Bristol Bay and beyond.
At the G-20 summit last month, the U.S. suspended its threat of tariffs on Chinese goods imported to the U.S – a list that included Alaska seafood processed in China. But leaders did not offer a clear path forward. We take a look at where Alaska seafood stands with a partner of Silver Bay Seafoods.
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