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2013 saw largest salmon harvest ever

...a pink salmon. Last year's salmon harvest was Alaska's largest ever...behind 1988's $724 million salmon harvest, according to ASMI's numbers...Biology and economics drove 2013's salmon harvest success, Fick said. The stars...
2013 Alaska salmon harvest breaks record with historic number of pink salmon

In 2013 Alaska saw the largest salmon harvest ever, with more than 272 million fish caught in total, according to a release this week from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute...
Record pink harvest creating market glut

JUNEAU - State officials said Alaska's record pink salmon harvest in 2013 could create a market glut that will drive prices down for several years.The state Division of Economic Development sees...
Average SE pink salmon harvest predicted in 2014

KETCHIKAN (AP) - Records numbers of pink salmon caught in southeast Alaska waters in 2013 should return closer to average numbers next year, according to state biologists.The Alaska Department of Fish and Game predicts a commercial catch of about 22 million pink salmon in Southeast, the Ketchikan Daily News reported ( ).Fishermen this year caught a whopping 94 million pink salmon.
Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

...preliminary numbers show sockeye salmon harvest at about 29.5 million and coho...said there are differences in salmon harvest numbers by region - no matter...for 2013. In contrast, king salmon harvest numbers made up less than a tenth...
My turn: Let's prioritize wild Alaska salmon

...a mainstay of our diet, and a keystone species.The Tongass produces almost one-third of Alaska's overall salmon harvest from less than 5 percent of the land base. There's a reason for this. By and large, this region still has healthy...
My Turn: The main point:Kenai king run is in peril

...of Alaska and others, more than 80 percent of the salmon harvest allocated to commercial fishermen generates less than...caught one. We anglers get a minimal share of the salmon harvest, but produce at least five times the value of the...
Alaska salmon harvest second most valuable

JUNEAU - This year saw the second most valuable salmon harvest on record in Alaska.The Alaska Department of Fish...only to the 1988 harvest of $724 million.The pink salmon harvest set a record with 219 million fish caught, leading...
In the Tongass, every job counts

...limits to old growth logging, limiting Alaskans' opportunity. In-depth studies and abundant yearly commercial salmon harvests demonstrate that logging can be done responsibly.This is why I find Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's decision...
Statewide salmon harvest tops 2005 record

The 2013 Alaska commercial salmon catch is a record total of 260 million as of Aug. 27. Commercial fishermen landed about 24 million salmon in the last week of August, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's bluesheet estimate.


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