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Silver Salmon are Bigger Than Normal This Year

Spawning Silver Salmon (Photo: Bureau of Land Management Oregon and Washington/flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT Silver Salmon are spawning all across Kodiak. Its looking like a pretty normal year for the cohos, except they’re coming in especially big and strong.  Silver salmon are currently filling Kodiak’s waters, but according to James Jackson, a commercial salmon area management biologist for the Alaska Department …

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A Silver Horde Bears Down on Monashka Bay


Jay Barrett/KMXT Attention Kodiak sport fishermen: There are thousands of coho salmon headed toward Monashka Bay, and the Silver Horde could start showing up soon. "We hope that it may be a giant horde of fish," says Kodiak sportsfish biologist Donn Tracy. "The adult coho salmon returning to Monashka Bay this year from the 2011 smolt releases were just about …

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Log Jam in Salmon Stream Culvert Proves Immovable


Dave Kaplan ties off a rope to stumps and logs stuck inside a culvert that connects Mill Bay with Island Lake. There is concern that pink and silver salmon might be blocked from reaching their spawning grounds if the log jam worsens. Brianna Gibbs/KMXT photo Brianna Gibbs/KMXT While the sun was shining brightly Thursday, a group of Kodiak Soil and …

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