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In depth: Fins Up for Oregon’s Albacore Tuna Season – Trollers land second highest to-the-boat value in past decade

It was almost the worst of times. It was almost the best of times. After another lackluster opening that spawned worries among commercial fishermen, the Oregon albacore tuna fishery went on a wild late season run to bring in 10,104,702 pounds of tuna that fetched to-the-boat revenue of $15,916,410. Those numbers easily bested the 10-year averages of 9.8 million pounds and $11.9 million. Read [email protected]  17:42