Bristol Bay's huge year yields ex-vessel value of at least $214.6 million

Sep 18, 2017

ADF&G's Bristol Bay salmon season summary highlights the incredible year 2017 proved to be: 56.5 million total inshore run was 2nd biggest in 20 years, all rivers met or beat escapement goals, and value (without chilling, floating, bleeding bonuses added in) is nearly double the 20 year average.

Delivering in the Nushagak in 2017.
Credit Sarah Grace Durrance

The state has published its summary of Bristol Bay’s 2017 salmon season, highlighting again what an unexpectedly good year it proved to be. KDLG’s Dave Bendinger has more.

Read the full report at the ADF&G website here.

From the 2017 season summary.
Credit State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game