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Subsistence fishing for Buskin coho reopened

The Buskin River weir is set up during the summer to count mainly pinks, cohos and sockeyes. (Photo by Kavitha George/KMXT) Subsistence fishing for Buskin River coho salmon will reopen at 12:01 am on Thursday, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Federal Subsistence Board. According to Alaska Department of Fish & Game Area Management Biologist James Jackson, both the …

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A slow start to Kodiak’s salmon season, commercial opening this weekend

(Photo by Marvina Munch / USFWS) Daysha Eaton/KMXT Kodiak’s salmon season is off to a slow start. Until Wednesday, very few fish were counted in weirs. That’s according to James Jackson, the Kodiak Commercial Salmon and Herring Area Management Biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. “Earlier indicators are that things are a little late, and we had …

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