July 10, 2014 | Volume 44, Number 27

Chum harvest spikes; red return strong on 2 rivers

The lead-up to Fourth of July proved a bounty for gillnetters in Lynn Canal, with 240 boats each averaging more than 1,600 chum or 7.4 tons of hatchery dog salmon during the season’s third opening.

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“The harvest was crazy. It was a huge week,...