Southeast Gillnet King Fishery

The first directed Chinook fishery on the Taku and Stikine kings occurred on May 7th. 

TAKU:  The Taku (District 11-B) fishery was open for 12 hours and harvested a preliminary estimate of 150 kings from 42 boats.  The pre-season US allowable catch of Taku kings is 6,703.  Another opening of 12 hours is scheduled on Monday, May 14th.

STIKINE:  The Stikine  ( District 8 ) fishery was open for 24 hours and harvested a preliminary estimate of 50 kings from 24 boats.  The pre-season US allowable catch of Stikine kings is 5,890. Another opening of 24 hours is scheduled to start on Monday, May 14th.

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