ADF&G Prelim Report Confirms 2022 Bristol Bay Salmon Largest Inshore Run on Record
This year’s Bristol Bay salmon season was not only the largest run on record, but by a wide margin — the return of 79 million salmon was 81% above the 43.6 million average run for the latest 20-year period (2002–2021).
It was only the fourth time on record that the Bristol Bay inshore sockeye salmon run has exceeded 60.0 million fish.
Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game released the preliminary report on the season last Friday, with a final to follow in November. The 2022 ...
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