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Hatchery chum harvest nears record

A near-record harvest of hatchery-raised chum salmon rocked the commercial fishery last week, but a paltry showing of Chilkoot Lake sockeyes is putting a damper on that news. About 150 boats in lower Lynn Canal netted an average 3,133 chums each, making the week’s fishing worth about $19,000 per boat on average, on chums alone. Strong catches in other […]