The first harvest figures from the Kodiak commercial salmon fishery that started Wednesday have come in. Total catch through yesterday is 12,227, as reported to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which released the figures this morning.
Over 11,400 sockeye have been delivered, with more than half coming from the Karluk, Northwest Kodiak and Southwest Afognak district. Another 3,300-plus were hauled in from the Northwest Afognak, Shuyak and Perenosa district and about 1,500 from the Duck, Izhut and Humpy-Deadman district.
Of the other species, 548 chum salmon have been caught, 137 pinks, 134-chinook and 5 silvers.