The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett, KMXT – Kodiak

Coming up this week, the Board of Fish has opened state waters in the Western Aleutians; It’s a tricky science trying to guess the salmon return to Upper Cook Inlet; and just how big is the economic benefit of commercial fishing to Southeast? All that, and more on the search for fishermen’s wives with big personalities.

We had help from KUCB’s fresh-from-vacation Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska, KMXT’s Jacob Resneck in Kodiak, KDLL’s Ben Stanton in Kenai, KTOO’s Casey Kelly and CoastAlaska’s Ed Schoenfeld, both in Juneau.

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