Bristol Bay forecast goes bust

bristol bay fishing report 6-21-15Bristol Bay needed volume to make up for a soft market, but state biologists say there’s no reason to expect that it’s going to happen now that the season’s unofficial point of no return has passed. Not only will the run come in far less than forecast, but likely come in well less than the 20-year average harvest. Travis Elison, the management biologist for the ADFG Dillingham office, said a low run is a foregone conclusion. “My perspective is that the run is below forecast,” said Elison. “That’s pretty obvious to me.” Read the rest here 22:28

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