commercial salmon season kicked off on Saturday. Fish and Game's Kodiak Area
Management Biologist James Jackson says it's still too early to tell what's hot
and what's not, and he describes a lot of the fishing at this point in the
season as "average."
-- (Salmon 1 35 sec "On the west side, catches were ... catches down there
places, he points out, are doing a little better at this stage of the season:
-- (Salmon 2 19 sec "The put-and-take fisheries ... fishery up to the
As for the
season forecast for the Kodiak area salmon fisheries, he pulls out that
-- (Salmon 3 38 sec "For Kodiak I'm going to see how ... as average as it gets.")
folks wanting to get a little early salmon for the smokehouse, Jackson has just
the place to find success subsistence fishing.
-- (Salmon 4 10 sec "Have people go over to Litnik ... set a gillnet right
Monday, the all-species commercial harvest stood at 86,272 salmon, with reds
accounting for 78,000 of those.