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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Alaska Alaska salmon report: Troll kings worth more than oil; base price up in Bristol Bay National Fisherman by Laine Welch - July 19, 2021 Early prices to Alaska salmon fishermen are trickling in. As anticipated, they are up across the board. That will give a nice boost to the economic base of both fishing communities and the state from fish taxes, fees and other assessments. https://www.nationalfisherman.com/alaska/alaska-salmon-report-troll-kings-worth-more-than-oil-base-price-up-in-bristol-bay Bristol Bay’s Nushagak District is seeing a record-setting sockeye salmon run Anchorage Daily News by Associated Press - July 20, 2021 It has been a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches in Alaska’s Bristol Bay Nushagak District this year, an official said. https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2021/07/19/alaskas-bristol-bay-region-seeing-a-record-setting-sockeye-salmon-run/ Southeast commercial salmon season off to a slow start KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - July 19, 2021 Commercial net fishing for salmon in Southeast is off to a poor start in much of the region. Returns of most species are not meeting forecasts, which weren’t very high in the first place. https://www.kfsk.org/2021/07/19/southeast-commercial-salmon-season-off-to-a-slow-start/ Small pollock size in Alaska pollock B season likely to result in tight fillet supply Seafood Source by Brian Hagenbuch - July 16, 2021 Alaska’s Bering Sea pollock B season, which runs from 10 June to 31 October, was experiencing strong volumes, but smaller fish sizes are causing a shortage of supply for the pollock fillet market https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/premium/supply-trade/small-pollock-size-in-alaska-pollock-b-season-likely-to-result-in-tight-fillet-supply *Subscription Required FYI’s 370 Bristol Bay harvesters get Coast Guard vessel checkups Cordova Times - July 19, 2021 Coast Guard inspectors returned to Anchorage June 25, after a two-week deployment in Bristol Bay, in support of the region’s commercial fishing activity. The most common deficiencies included serviceability of immersion suits. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2021/07/19/370-bristol-bay-harvesters-get-coast-guard-vessel-checkups/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: admin@pspafish.net; Website: www.pspafish.net Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.

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