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Pinks and chums boost gillnet season

 

September 1, 2011



Bumper returns of pink and chum salmon, combined with the highest prices seen for those species in recent memory, are pumping up the paychecks of Lynn Canal gillnetters.

By mid-August, gillnetters in the canal had netted salmon worth $6.3 millio...



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