Salmon returns in most parts of the state continue to be disappointing. But not so for the Nushagak River in southwest Alaska. Fishermen there broke the record for a single day’s catch. Hauling in nearly 2 million reds.
Governor Bill Walker says the Environmental Impact Statement for Pebble Mine should be suspended.
We have more on the distribution of relief funds for the 2016 Gulf Salmon Disaster.
We had help from Avery Lill and Isabell Ross at KDLG in Dillingham. Robert Woolsey at KCAW in Sitka, Rose McArthur at KYUK in Bethel, and Kayla Desroches here at KMXT in Kodiak where we produce the Alaska Fisheries Report.
Be safe fishing. We—and your family—wants you to come home safely.
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