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Salmon season starts out slow around state, including Kodiak

The 2020 Alaska salmon season is off to a slow start, but it is too early to draw any conclusions, according to an economist with McDowell Group in Anchorage. Garrett Evridge writes a weekly statewide newsletter that updates salmon harvests for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. In this week’s report, Evridge explains that in an average year less than 10 …

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Sockeye salmon run remains slow

A pair of spawning salmon. (Photo by Katrina Mueller / USFWS) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The sockeye salmon run remains sluggish. According to James Jackson, salmon biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Kodiak’s sockeye run is the slowest it’s been for the last 40 years. He writes that it ranks as the 6th worst harvest since 1970. But Jackson …

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