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AK salmon season sets a record; Average sockeye price $1.60/lb

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522As expected, Alaska’s 2013 salmon catch is one for the record books. Early tallies by state fishery managers show that fishermen caught 272 million salmon this summer, smashing the previous record of 221 salmon in 2005. The fishery was powered by a whopping catch of 219 million pinks. [email protected] 08:04