King Salmon Harvests

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

Harvest from the May 14, 2009 Copper River opening is estimated at 20,216 sockeye
and 1,549 Chinook salmon. This compares to an anticipated harvest of 9,386 sockeye and 2,856 Chinook salmon as based on a preseason forecast of 509,584 sockeye and 30,725 Chinook salmon.

TAKU KING SALMON FISHERY

The Taku gillnet fishery was held on May 11th and approx 600 king salmon were harvested by 60 boats.

SPRING TROLL FISHERY

The Spring troll fishery opened on May 1st and in the May 15th ADFG news release, ADFG estimated that 812 kings have been harvested.  In the winter troll fishery started Oct 11, 2008 and ended April 30, 2009 24,720 kings were harvested

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