Bristol Bay fishery Sunday update – catches climbing, processors plugging up.

Saturday’s bay-wide catch was 2.1 million sockeye, bringing the season total to 18.7 million. The total run is estimated at 27.7 million fish so far this summer, still below the pre-season forecast of 54 million – but not a total bust according to some fishermen. Lower combine setnetter Jonah Golden said it seemed like most people were catching their quota with time to spare. “We caught our quota and got to come in and take a little nap,” he said Sunday morning. Read the rest here 21:08

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