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Booming Southeast pink returns fuel Alaska’s biggest salmon harvest ever

JUNEAU — Booming pink salmon runs made Southeast Alaska the state’s top salmon fishery this year, as the state itself set a record for the number of salmon caught, the Department of Fish and Game said Thursday. In 2013, there were 219 million pink salmon caught across te state, where a total of 272 million salmon were landed. Both numbers were records. [email protected] 08:35