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Chum boost gillnetting

A steady return of hatchery chums helped boost the Haines gillnet fleet this week. Fish and Game reports that about 150 boats shared a harvest of 175,000 chum salmon, 1,200 sockeye, 180 kings and 1,200 pink salmon. The harvest compares to a 10-year average of 115,000 chum and 5,000 sockeye during the season’s second week. […]