Bristol Bay Fisheries Report: July 20, 2021

Bristol Bay’s run is tantalizingly close to breaking the record for the largest run ever to return to the bay. The run of 62.7 million fish is currently the second-largest run ever, less than 200,000 behind the largest run of 2018.,,, What happened when Bristol Bay became a limited entry fishery? Bristol Bay and other fisheries around the state have operated under a limited entry permit system for almost half a century. In 1972, people in Alaska voted to amend the State Constitution,,,  Izzy Ross sat down with Fred Terisi, who worked as a lawyer in Dillingham just as the system was implemented in the early 1970s. >click to read< 07:44

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