This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch — A much smaller salmon catch is expected this year – projection for 2014 down 47%

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Alaska’s total salmon catch for this year is projected to be down by almost half of the 2013 haul.  State fishery managers are calling for an  all species harvest of just under 133 million salmon, down about 47% from last year’s record haul of 283 million fish. Read more here  17:40