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Unexpected bounty

News analysis Good news at last for salmon-loving Alaskans who’ve watched sockeye returns to the fabled Copper River spurt and falter this year. No, the Copper hasn’t witnessed the miraculous return of […]

Cordova disaster?

This story has been updated The Copper River commercial salmon fishery remain closed on Monday and with the return of Alaska’s pound-for-pound most valuable salmon looking a failure, most of the regions’ […]

Golden fish

Update: This story was updated on May 21, 2017 to include new prices.   In economic crisis, there is often opportunity. Commercial fishermen in Cordova, Alaska are at the moment worrying mightily […]

Kenai fish fight

After Kenai River personal use dipnetters struggled through an often slow July trying to catch their winter supply of sockeye salmon, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game refused to grant them […]