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Fri July 19, 2013
Fisheries Economist Gunnar Knapp on This Year's Price Increase in Bristol Bay
The sockeye harvest this year in Bristol Bay came in short of the pre-season forecast and is low compared to the harvest’s recorded in recent years. However, the base price paid to fishermen jumped up by 50-cents. KDLG’s Mike Mason recently spoke with a leading fisheries economist in an effort to explain how the base price is set and why in increased this year.