Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

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.

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

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