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2016 pink salmon fishermen expected to be contacted by end of month about distribution of disaster funds

Fishermen who are hoping to receive checks as part of the 2016 pink salmon disaster fund should see some correspondence about the distribution of money later this month. That’s according to the webpage set up to keep fishermen notified of what is happening. The page is part of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission website. The commission is working with …

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Pink Salmon Season Declared Fishery Disaster

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Last week, the 2016 pink salmon season in the Gulf of Alaska officially earned the status of a fishery disaster. Pink salmon harvests were poor across the board last year. For the Kodiak management area for instance, fishermen pulled in 3.25-million pinks out a forecasted 16.2 million. Other affected areas include Prince William Sound, the Chignik Management Area, …

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