Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016

Area Management Biologist explains when the Wood River Special Harvest Area might be used, Curry Cunningham talks about University of Washington's 50-million fish forecast, and a few fishermen report from the grounds.

A boat launches at Dillingham's harbor on June 17, 2016.
Credit Cate Gomez/KDLG

Tonight we hear from a few of you about the season so far, and get an update on what the University of Washington's Fisheries Research Institute does for in-season forecasts. Fish and Game's Tim Sands also explains the scenarios under which the Wood River Special Harvest Area could open up.

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Nushagak District comemrcial fishing may not have taken off, but sport fishermen are catching at the mouth of the Agulowak River on June 16, 2016.
Credit Hannah Colton/KDLG News