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In bumper year, fleet frets about wild runs' fate

 

December 8, 2011



Gillnet fishermen in Lynn Canal harvested salmon worth $9.38 million in 2011, with nearly 80 percent of the catch value coming from hatchery-raised chum.

Fishermen netted 1.11 million chum, a new record, topping bumper returns in 2008 (1.07 mil...



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