The end of the summer salmon fishery

Salmon caught during the June 24, 2017 gillnet opening on the Kuskokwim. (Teresa Cotsirilos / KYUK Public Media)

Some runs were outstanding, some were terrible. On the next Talk of Alaska, we’re discussing the state’s iconic species– salmon. Whether you fish for sport, subsistence or make your living as a commercial fisherman or woman, the summer season is wrapping up.

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HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

  • Anna Rose MacArthur – Reporter, KYUK – Bethel
  • Dave Bendinger – Reporter, KDLG – Dillingham
  • Zachary Liller – State researcher
  • Statewide callers 

Participate:

  • Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast
  • Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).
  • Send email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at ltownsend@alaskapublic.org or call 907-350-2058.