On Yukon, late salmon run means month and a half fishery reduced to less than two weeks

The lower Yukon River, one of the nation’s poorest regions, has one major industry: chum salmon fishing. The summer fishery usually opens at the beginning of June, but this year it didn’t open until July.,,, Commercial fisherman Lorraine Joseph is fishing with her father and hopes to net a couple hundred fish today, but she won’t be able to catch up to where they usually are this time of year. “But we’re making some money,” she says before climbing in her boat. Photo gallery, >click to read< 16:31

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