Alaska Fisheries Report August 27, 2021
KMXT - August 28, 2021
On This Week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Overescapement in the Kenai, and Fishermen Want Ground Up Federal Ocean Policy
Prince William Sound humpy harvest is 3rd largest of decade
Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - August 27, 2021
Harvests of pink salmon in Prince William Sound are the third highest odd-year catch of the decade, thanks in part of a robust return of wild stocks.
Yukon River Fall Chum And Coho Runs Projected To Be A Tenth Of Their Average Size
KYUK by Olivia Ebertz - August 27, 2021
Yukon River summer chum dropped to a record low this summer, down to a tenth of their average run size. Fishing for the species was closed all summer, and fall salmon runs could look similarly dismal.
Labeling and Marketing
3MMI - Salmon Market Update: High Harvest, Low Inventories
TradexFoods - August 30, 2021
The Wild Pacific Salmon harvest in Alaska has already exceeded it’s pre-season forecast as well as the Pink salmon harvest. Coho Salmon harvests have declined for three consecutive weeks with Chums seeing a very disappointing harvest this season. In the marketplace, products are moving quickly. Processors are even buying in the open market to ensure product for their programs and with that, processors are also taking PO’s in advance of fishing and pricing is subject to catch. Our Recommendation is to buy everything and anything you need or will need for your inventories
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modification of the West Coast Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Action #25
A Rule by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 08/30/2021
NMFS announces one inseason action in the 2021 ocean salmon fisheries. This inseason action modified the fishing days per calendar week in the recreational ocean salmon fishery in the area from Queets River, WA, to Leadbetter Point, WA (Westport subarea).
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