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

Early chum salmon catches lag but sockeye harvest, prices start strong

High water frustrates local fish counts

 

June 30, 2022



High dock prices and a strong sockeye salmon catch have kept hope afloat for the Lynn Canal commercial drift gillnet fishery, which opened June 19 with a lower-than-usual chum salmon harvest.

Salmon prices at fish processor Haines Packing Co. have...



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