November 8, 2012 | Volume 42, Number 45

Canal salmon value exceeds $15 million: Hatchery chum harvest soars

A hatchery chum harvest nearly 50 percent larger than last year’s record combined with the largest sockeye catch in 20 years propelled the value of the Lynn Canal drift gillnet fishery to $15.4 million in 2012.

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That made the local commercial fi...