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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. 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. 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. 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 *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 Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail:; Website: 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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