Disappointing sockeye run on Kvichak forces fishing limits

Low sockeye salmon returns on the Kvichak River in Bristol Bay has once again forced managers to pull the fleet on the east side of the bay into special harvest areas to avoid intercepting Kvichak-bound salmon. It’s also raised concerns about the interception of Bristol Bay-bound salmon by Area M fishermen.

Johanna Eurich, KDLG – Dillingham

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